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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Manas

"Manas" is a name of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Intelligence". It's a name commonly given to boys.


From Sanskrit मनस् (manas, “mind”).

  1. (philosophy, chiefly theosophy) The mind; that which distinguishes man from the animals.

See mana.

  1. plural of mana.

    manas was also found in the following language(s): Latin, Latvian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, and Volapük

    Notable Persons Named Manas

    Manas Mukherjee is an indian classical music musician.


    Manas Shah is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Manas was born in Ahmedabad.


    Manas Bhunia was a Minister for Irrigation, Waterways, Minister for Small & Micro Industries, Textile, MLA, and Member of the Legislative Assembly (India). Manas was born in 1951 in Sabang (Vidhan Sabha constituency). He died on December 10th, 1951.


    Manas Chakraborty was a hindustani classical music musician. He was most active from 1950 to 2012. Manas was born on September 9th, 1942. He died on December 12th, 2012.


    Manas Robin is a singer, composer, songwriter, musician, and music director. He has been prominent since 1996. Manas was given the name Manas Jyoti Gogoi on December 3rd, 1976 in Sivasagar, Assam, India.


    Manas Chaudhuri is a journalist and politician. Manas was born in Shillong, Meghalaya, India.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Manas

    Achero was born on September 5th, 1966.


    Edgar was born on April 12th, 1875. He died on March 9th, 1964.


    José was born on October 22nd, 1971 in Madrid.


    Alex Mañas is an athlete for the PGS Kissamikos F.C.


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    Popularity of Manas as a last name

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Manas U.S.
      White 51.80% 64.26%
      African American 0.00% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 25.81% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 2.66% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 17.84% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Manas

    People with the last name Manas are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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    Fun Facts about the name Manas

    • How Popular is the name Manas? Manas is the 23,064th most popular name of all time. As a last name Manas was the 41,303rd most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Manas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 261 babies born with the first name Manas in the United States. That's more than enough people named Manas to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Manas? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Manas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Manas is Sunday, April 15th, 1866.
    • What year had the most people named Manas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Manas was in 2002 with a total of 25 babies.
    • Random Manas Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Manas is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 2009.
    • Weird things about the name Manas: Your name in reverse order is Sanam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nsama. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Manas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 527 people with the last name Manas.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Manas? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Manas as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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