Name
MAN

Name MAN

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 254 births of Man in the countries below, which represents an average of 2 births of children bearing the first name Man per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 3 births.

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En Français Prénom Man   
In Italiano Nome Man   


Information about the first name Man

The first name Man has been assigned to:
64.17% to boys
35.83% to girls
The country where the first name Man is the most common is:
GB United Kingdom
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 3 letters including 1 vowel and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Man

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Man : Mna, Nam, Nma

Anacyclics of the first name Man

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Man: Nam

Man in Japanese *

Romajiman
Katakanaマン
Hiraganaまん
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
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Man in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Man

US English
Etymology src :
  • From man
Etymology src :
  • From Old Irish Mana, from Proto-Celtic *moniyos, from Proto-Indo-European *men- (“to tower, stand out”).
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English mannen, from Old English mannian, ġemannian (“to man, supply with men, populate, garrison”), from mann (“human being, man”). Cognate with Dutch bemannen (“to man”), German bemannen (“to man”), Swedish bemanna (“to man”), Icelandic manna (“to supply with men, man”).
Etymology src :
  • From Cantonese 文 (man4).
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • man (not comparable)
  • Only used in man enough
Etymology (Alternative forms) src :
  • man
Etymology (Alternative forms) src :
  • (singular): mans (slang)
  • (plural): mans (Multicultural London English, Toronto, nonstandard, proscribed), mens (nonstandard, African-American Vernacular)
Etymology (Interjection) src :
  • man
  • Used to place emphasis upon something or someone; sometimes, but not always, when actually addressing a man.
  • Man, that was a great catch!
  • For quotations using this term, see Citations:man.
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Man
  • The genus Homo.
  • (poetic) Humankind in general.
Etymology (See also) src :
  • mxn, myn
  • Old English: mann, wer, wīf.
Etymology (Alternative forms) src :
Etymology (Derived terms) src :
  • beman
  • overman (verb)
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
Etymology (Alternative forms) src :
  • Man.
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Man
  • Abbreviation of Manitoba.
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Man
  • A surname of Chinese origin.
Etymology (Proper noun) src :
  • Man
  • A surname of Chinese origin.
Anagrams src :
  • 'Nam, 'nam, AMN, MNA, N. Am., NAM, Nam, mna
Pronunciation src :
  • Rhymes: -æn
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /mæn/
  • (æ-tensing) IPA(key): [mɛən], [meən], [mẽə̃n]
  • (Jamaica) IPA(key): [mɑn]
  • (General New Zealand, parts of South Africa) IPA(key): [mɛn]
  • Rhymes: -æn
Middle English
Etymology src :
  • From Old English man (“one, a person”).
Etymology src :
  • From Old English mann.
Etymology (Alternative forms) src :
  • mæn, mane, manne, mon, monne, ma, men
Etymology (Pronoun) src :
  • man
  • Typically singular, indefinite pronoun: one, you (indefinite).
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • man
  • Alternative form of mon
General
Etymology src :
  • From English man.
Etymology src :
  • From Cantonese 萬/万 (maan6).
Noun src :
  • MAN (plural MANs)
  • (computing) Initialism of Metropolitan Area Network (a large computer network usually spanning a city)
Proper noun src :
ES Spanish
Etymology src :
  • English
Noun src :
  • man m (plural men)
  • (Latin America, colloquial) man, guy, dude
Afrikaans
Etymology src :
  • From Dutch man, from Middle Dutch man, from Old Dutch man, from Proto-Germanic *mann.
Noun src :
  • man (plural mans or manne)
  • man
  • husband
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /man/
Middle Dutch
Etymology src :
  • From Old Dutch man, from Proto-West Germanic *mann, from Proto-Germanic *mann-.
Noun src :
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • Dutch: man
  • Limburgish: man
  • Zealandic: man
Noun (Inflection) src :
  • This noun needs an inflection-table template.
Old Dutch
Etymology src :
  • From Proto-West Germanic *mann, from Proto-Germanic *mann-, probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mon-.
Noun src :
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • ambahtman
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • Middle Dutch: manDutch: manLimburgish: manZealandic: man
Wolof
Pronoun src :
  • man
  • I (first-person singular subject pronoun)
Old English
Etymology src :
Etymology src :
Etymology src :
  • From Proto-Germanic *mainą. Cognate with Old Saxon mēn, Old High German mein, Old Norse mein.
Etymology (Pronoun) src :
  • man
  • one, you (indefinite pronoun; construed as a third-person singular)
  • late 10th century, Ælfric, "The First Sunday in September, When Job Is Read"
  • late 10th century, Ælfric, "Dedication of the Church of St. Michael"
  • they, people (people in general)
  • someone, somebody (some unspecified person)
  • they (some unspecified group of people)
  • often used where modern English would use the passive voice
  • Early 11th century, Wulfstan, "On the Beginning of Creation"
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /mɑn/
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • man m
  • Alternative form of mann
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /mɑnn/, [mɑn]
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • mān n
  • crime, sin, wickedness
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /mɑːn/
Scottish Gaelic
Preposition src :
  • man
  • Alternative form of mar
Preposition (Usage notes) src :
  • Unlike mar, man does not lenite the following word.
Sranan Tongo
Noun src :
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • -man
  • manpikin
Galician
Etymology src :
  • From Old Galician and Old Portuguese mão, from Latin manus. Compare Catalan mà, French main, Italian mano, Occitan man, Portuguese mão, Romanian mână, Sardinian manu, Spanish mano.
Alternative forms src :
  • mao
Noun src :
  • man f (plural mans)
  • hand
  • Synonym: figurative ownership; protection; power; grasp
Noun (Usage notes) src :
  • Man is a false friend, and does not mean man. Galician equivalents are shown in the "Translations" section of the English entry man.
Vietnamese
Etymology src :
  • Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese 萬 (“ten thousand”, SV: vạn). Doublet of muôn and vạn.
Numeral src :
  • man
  • (archaic) ten thousand; myriad
  • một man
  • ten thousand
Pronunciation src :
  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [maːn˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [maːŋ˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [maːŋ˧˧]
  • Homophone: mang
Numeral (Derived terms) src :
  • cơ man (“a large quantity of”)
Icelandic
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse man, perhaps from Proto-Germanic *gamaną (with unstressed prefix *ga-).
Etymology src :
  • From mana (“to dare [someone] [to do something]”).
Etymology src :
  • Appears in Guðbrandur Þorláksson’s 1584 Bible translation. Borrowed from German Man (in Luther’s 1534 German Bible), from Hebrew מן‎ (mān, “manna”).
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • man n (genitive singular mans, nominative plural mön)
  • (obsolete, uncountable, collective) slaves
  • (archaic, countable) a female slave
  • (archaic or poetic, countable) maiden
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • man n (genitive singular mans, no plural)
  • the act of daring someone to do something; provocation, dare
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • man n (indeclinable)
  • (biblical, obsolete) manna
Etymology (Synonyms) src :
  • (manna): manna
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • man
  • first-person singular present indicative of muna; I remember
  • third-person singular present indicative of muna; he/she/it remembers
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /man/, [maːn]
  • Rhymes: -aːn
Old Saxon
Etymology src :
  • From Proto-West Germanic *mann, from Proto-Germanic *mann-, probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mon-.
  • Compare Old English mann, Old Frisian man, mon, Old Dutch man, Old High German man, Old Norse maðr.
Noun src :
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • Middle Low German: manGerman Low German: MannPlautdietsch: Maun
SE Swedish
Etymology src :
  • From Old Swedish maþer, mander, from Old Norse maðr, from Proto-Germanic *mann-, probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mon-.
Etymology src :
  • From Old Swedish man, from Old Norse mǫn, from Proto-Germanic *manō, from Proto-Indo-European *mono-, from Proto-Indo-European *men-.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • man c
  • man (adult male human)
  • husband
  • a member of a crew, workforce or (military) troop
Etymology (Pronoun) src :
  • man c
  • (indefinite) one, they; people in general
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑːn/
Etymology (See also) src :
  • (husband): make, gemål
Etymology (Usage notes) src :
  • (adult male human): The unchanged plural man is sometimes used after numerals. It means "men" as a measure for size or strength of a group rather than individuals:
  • Military or police personnel, team members, demonstrators and the like are often counted using this unchanged plural. The same goes with German where Mann can have an unchanged plural form in this particular case.(husband): Not used in other contexts, where could be confused with a man in general.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • man c
  • mane (of a horse or lion)
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑːn/
NL Dutch
Etymology src :
  • From Old Irish Mana
Etymology src :
  • From Middle Dutch man, from Old Dutch man, from Proto-West Germanic *mann, from Proto-Germanic *mann-.
Anagrams src :
Noun src :
  • man m (plural mannen or man or mans, diminutive mannetje n or manneke n or manneken n)
  • man, human male, either adult or age-irrespective
  • De oude man en de zee.
  • The Old Man and the Sea.
  • husband, male spouse
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /mɑn/
  • Hyphenation: man
  • Rhymes: -ɑn
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • Afrikaans: man
Noun (Related terms) src :
  • men
Proper noun (Holonyms) src :
  • Britse Eilanden
DK Danish
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse mǫn, from Proto-Germanic *manō (“mane”), cognate with English mane, German Mähne.
Etymology src :
  • The same word as the noun mand (“man”). Calque of German man.
Etymology src :
  • See the etymology of the main entry.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • man c (singular definite manen, plural indefinite maner)
  • (rare, used primarily by horse specialists) mane (longer hair growth on the back of the neck of a horse)
  • Synonym: manke
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /maːˀn/, [mæˀn]
Etymology (Pronoun) src :
  • man (accusative en or én, possessive ens or éns)
  • you, one, they, people (a general, unspecified person)
  • I (used modestly instead of the first-person pronoun)
  • you (used derogatorily instead of the second-person pronoun)
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /man/, [man]
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /maːˀn/, [ˈmæˀn]
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • man
  • imperative of mane
DE German
Etymology src :
  • From Middle High German man, from Old High German man, from Proto-West Germanic *mann, from Proto-Germanic *mann- (“man”), probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mon-. Originally the same word as Mann (“man”), which see for more. The same construct in Dutch men, French on.
Etymology src :
  • From Middle Low German man. A contraction of Old Saxon newan (“none other than”). Compare a similar contraction in Dutch maar (“only”).
Etymology (Adverb) src :
  • man
  • (colloquial, regional, Northern Germany) just; only
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /man/
  • (Austria)
  • Rhymes: -an
  • Homophone: Mann
Proper noun src :
  • MAN
  • Initialism of Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg (a German mechanical engineering company)
NO Norwegian Nynorsk
Noun src :
  • man f (definite singular mana, indefinite plural maner, definite plural manene)
  • mane (of a horse)
NO Norwegian Bokmål
Noun src :
  • man f or m (definite singular mana or manen, indefinite plural maner, definite plural manene)
  • a mane (of a horse)
Pronoun src :
  • man
  • you
  • one
  • they
  • people
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /mɑːn/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːn
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • mansk
  • manx (language)
Old High German
Etymology src :
  • From Proto-West Germanic *mann, from Proto-West Germanic *mann, from Proto-Germanic *mann-, probably ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mon-.
  • Compare Old Saxon man, Dutch man, Old English mann, Old Frisian man, mon, Old Norse maðr, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌽𐌽𐌰 (manna).
Noun src :
  • man m
  • man
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • Middle High German: manAlemannic German: ma, mà, Maa, Mann, Mànn, mo, ma'
  • Swabian: Ma, Mâ, Mô, Mâo, Mâu
  • Bavarian: mon, mònn, moon, ma'
  • Cimbrian: man, mann, månn
  • Mòcheno: mònn
  • Central Franconian:Hunsrik: Mann
  • East Central German:Silesian German: Moan
  • German: Mann, man
  • Luxembourgish: Mann
  • Rhine Franconian:Pennsylvania German: Mann
  • Yiddish: מאַן‎ (man)
West Frisian
Etymology src :
  • From Old Frisian man, from Proto-West Germanic *mann, from Proto-Germanic *mann-.
Noun src :
  • man c (plural manlju or mannen, diminutive mantsje)
  • man
  • Coordinate term: frou
  • husband
  • Coordinate term: frou
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /mɔn/
Occitan
Etymology src :
Noun src :
  • man f (plural mans)
  • hand
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ma]
 

Popularity of the name Man

Number of MAN births per year

Total births of Man by country

Births with the first name Man
Country
Boys
Girls
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
56
23
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2019
40
17
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
27
23
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
6
8
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
11
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
3
8
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
4
3
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
5
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
3
2
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
5
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
2
2
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
0
4
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
1
1

Total births of Man by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Man
Country
Boys
Girls
ABAlberta
2019
0
1
DEGermany
2018
0
1
ITItaly
2018
0
1

Comments on the name Man

Personalities with the first name Man

There is 0 personality with the first name Man



Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Man

There are 152 actors and actresses with the first name Man
Man Li
Man San Lu
Man Lo
Man Chi Chan
Man Yeung
Man Cheung
Man Kato
Man Kim
Man Huang
Man Don Uk
Man O' War
Man Mountain Dean
Man Israel Ebaba
Man Fang
Man Mourentan
Man Liu
Man Choi Lee
Man Fai Yuen
Man Ying Wan
Man Shing Yau
Man Yamazaki
Man Vo
Man Keung Cho
Man Kit Poon
Man Ho Moy
Man Yee Wong
Man Hua Lin
Man Ki Kwok
Man Kit
Man Kin Wong

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Man
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Man

Rankings of first name MAN by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name MAN (male) births over the last year available in each country
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#6666AB Alberta2019
#6918DE Germany2018
#26359IT Italy2018






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