Emmanuel - boys name

Emmanuel name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 92%

Emmanuel name meaning:

The name Emmanuel is of Hebrew origin and is derived from the biblical term "Immanuel", which means "God is with us." It is a powerful and profound name that carries deep religious significance. The name Emmanuel holds great importance in Christianity as it refers to the prophecy mentioned in the Book of Isaiah about the birth of Jesus Christ, who is believed to be the literal embodiment of God on Earth.

The name Emmanuel signifies the presence and closeness of God in one's life. It represents the belief that God is always by our side, providing guidance, protection, and support. It carries a message of hope, comfort, and reassurance, reminding individuals of their spiritual connection to a higher power.

Choosing the name Emmanuel for a baby boy can reflect the parents' faith and desire for their child to have a close relationship with God. It serves as a constant reminder of the divine presence in one's life and a symbol of the belief in God's unwavering love and support.

Origin: Hebrew

Form of Emanuel. God is with us.


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Related names

Emanuel , Emanuela , Emmanuel , Emmanuela , Emmanuelle , Emmanuil

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Overall UK ranking: 362 out of 4789

125 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Emmanuel

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