First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Menashe

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Alt. Meaning

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

N is for nifty, how neat!

A is for able, for you surely are.

S is for success, in all you will do.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

Notable Persons Named Menashe

Menashe Kadishman was an artist in the fields of sculptor, painter., and sculpture. Menashe was born on August 21st, 1932 in Tel Aviv. He breathed his last breath on May 8th, 2015.



Menashe Miller is a Deputy Mayor of Lakewood Township, New Jersey, and Committeeman. He was most active from 2016 to 2014. Menashe was born on June 3rd, 1974 in Lakewood Township, New Jersey.


Menashe was born in 1905. He died in 1973.


Menashe was born on November 2nd, 1973.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Menashe

Oded was born on September 29th, 1969.


Doron was born in Bnei Brak.


Shalev Menashe is a soccer player for the Maccabi Netanya F.C., Hapoel Rishon LeZion F.C., Maccabi Petah Tikva F.C., Hapoel Kfar Saba F.C., Maccabi Herzliya F.C., Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv F.C., and Israel national under-21 football team. Shalev was born on May 23rd, 1982 in Israel.


Carmela was born in 1949.


Sahar Ben Menashe is an athlete for the Hapoel Afula F.C.


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Popularity of Menashe as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Menashe U.S.
  White 95.04% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.77% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.13% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Menashe

People with the last name Menashe are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Menashe

  • How Popular is the name Menashe? Menashe is the 21,937th most popular name of all time. As a last name Menashe was the 69,579th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Menashe have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 296 babies born with the first name Menashe in the United States. That's more than enough people named Menashe 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 Menashe? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1978 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Menashe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Menashe is Thursday, June 10th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Menashe born? The highest recorded use of the first name Menashe was in 2014 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Menashe Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Menashe is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Menashe: Your name in reverse order is Ehsanem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aesnhme. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Menashe? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 282 people with the last name Menashe.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Menashe? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Menashe as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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