Name
MAN

Name MAN

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 367 births of Man in the countries below, which represents an average of 3 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 0 birth.

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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:
58.31% to boys
41.69% to girls
The country where the first name Man is the most common is:
CH Switzerland
This first name is on trend: Both (Unisex)
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 sign language

Man in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Man

US English
Etymology src :
  • From man.
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  • From Middle English man, from Old English mann m (“human being, person, man”), from Proto-West Germanic *mann, from Proto-Germanic *mann- m, from Proto-Indo-European *mon- (“human being, man”). Doublet of Manu.
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  • From Old Irish Mana, from Proto-Celtic *moniyos, from Proto-Indo-European *men- (“to tower, stand out”).
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  • 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”), Danish bemande (“to man”), Swedish bemanna (“to man”), Icelandic manna (“to supply with men, man”).
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  • From Cantonese 文 (man4).
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  • From Cantonese 萬/万 (maan6).
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • man (not comparable)
  • Only used in man enough
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  • man
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  • (singular): mang (dialectal rendering, suggesting a Spanish accent), mans (slang), mon (slang, used in the vocative, in places such as Jamaica and Shropshire in England), mxn (rare, feminist)
  • (plural): mans (Multicultural London English, Toronto, nonstandard, proscribed), mens, man, mandem (Multicultural London English), mens (nonstandard, African-American Vernacular), mxn (rare, feminist), myn (very rare, chiefly humorous)
  • (interjection): maaan (elongated)
Etymology (Interjection) src :
  • man
  • Used to place emphasis upon something or someone; sometimes, but not always, when actually addressing a man.
  • For quotations using this term, see Citations:man.
Etymology (Pronoun) src :
  • man
  • (MLE, slang, personal pronoun) Used to refer to oneself or one's group: I, we; construed in the third person.
  • (MLE, slang, personal pronoun) You; construed in the third person.
  • (MLE, slang, indefinite personal pronoun) Any person, one
  • c1450, Thomas Chestre, Libeaus Desconus
  • He was of all colours Þat man may se of flours Be-twene Mydsomer and May.
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  • Man., MAN
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  • Man
  • Abbreviation of Manitoba.
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  • man
  • (computing) A command used to display help pages in Unix and Unix-like operating systems.
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  • Man (plural Mans)
  • A surname from Chinese.
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  • Man (plural Mans)
  • A surname from Chinese.
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  • Man.
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  • Man
  • Abbreviation of Manchester (especially in football)
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Noun src :
  • MAN (plural MANs)
  • (computing) Initialism of Metropolitan Area Network (a large computer network usually spanning a city)
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  • Rhymes: -æn
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) IPA(key): /mæn/
  • (/æ/ raising) IPA(key): [mɛən], [meən], [mẽə̃n]
  • (Jamaica) IPA(key): [mɑn]
  • (New Zealand, parts of South Africa) IPA(key): [mɛn]
  • Rhymes: -æn
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  • Thai: แมน (mɛɛn)
Proper noun (Alternative forms) src :
  • Man, Man.
Middle English
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  • man
  • Typically singular, indefinite pronoun: one, you (indefinite).
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  • man
  • Alternative form of mon (“man”)
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FR French
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Determiner src :
  • man n (singular, plural mes)
  • (gender-neutral, neologism) my
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /mɑ̃/
Determiner (Related terms) src :
  • 1 Also used before feminine adjectives and nouns beginning with a vowel or mute h.
  • 2 Also used as the polite singular form.
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General
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  • From Old Swedish man, from Old Norse mǫn, from Proto-Germanic *manō.
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  • Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese 萬 (“ten thousand”, SV: vạn). Doublet of muôn and vạn.
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  • MAN
  • Abbreviation of Manitoba.
ES Spanish
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Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈman/ [ˈmãn]
  • Rhymes: -an
  • Syllabification: man
Afrikaans
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  • From Dutch man, from Middle Dutch man, from Old Dutch man, from Proto-Germanic *mann-, from Proto-Indo-European *mon- (“human being, man”).
Noun src :
  • man (plural mans or manne, diminutive mannetjie)
  • man
  • husband
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /man/
Noun (Usage notes) src :
  • The normal plural in contemporary Afrikaans is mans. The form manne now usually refers to the members of a male group, such as a group of friends or a team or unit. Compare:
Middle Dutch
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  • From Old Dutch man, from Proto-West Germanic *mann, from Proto-Germanic *mann-.
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  • Dutch: man
  • Limburgish: man
  • Zealandic: man
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  • This noun needs an inflection-table template.
Old Dutch
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  • From Proto-West Germanic *mann, from Proto-Germanic *mann-.
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  • Middle Dutch: manDutch: man
  • Limburgish: man
  • Zealandic: man
Wolof
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  • man
  • I (first-person singular subject pronoun)
Old English
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  • From Proto-Germanic *mainą.
Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • IPA(key): /mɑn/
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • man m
  • Alternative form of mann
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  • IPA(key): /mɑnn/, [mɑn]
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  • mān n
  • crime, sin, wickedness
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  • IPA(key): /mɑːn/
Aragonese
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Scottish Gaelic
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Sranan Tongo
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  • IPA(key): /man/, /maŋ/
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  • -man
  • manpikin
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Galician
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  • mão (reintegrationist spelling, lusista)
  • mam (reintegrationist spelling)
  • mao (central and eastern Galicia)
Noun src :
  • man f (plural mans)
  • hand
  • (figuratively) ownership; protection; power; grasp
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Vietnamese
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  • Sino-Vietnamese word from 瞞 (“to lie”). Also compare 謾 (“to deceive”).
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  • Sino-Vietnamese word from 蠻 (“barbarian; unreasonable”).
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • man
  • (only in compounds) dishonest; false; untruthful
Etymology (Nounman) src :
  • (derogatory, chiefly in compounds) a savage; barbarian
Etymology (Numeral) src :
  • man
  • (archaic) ten thousand; myriad
Pronunciation src :
  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [maːn˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [maːŋ˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [maːŋ˧˧]
  • Homophone: mang
Icelandic
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  • From Old Norse man, perhaps from Proto-Germanic *gamaną (with unstressed prefix *ga-).
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  • From mana (“to dare [someone] [to do something]”).
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  • Appears in Guðbrandur Þorláksson’s 1584 Bible translation. Borrowed from German Man (in Luther’s 1534 German Bible), from Hebrew מן (mān, “manna”).
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  • man n (genitive singular mans, no plural)
  • the act of daring someone to do something; provocation, dare
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  • man
  • first-person singular present indicative of muna; I remember
  • third-person singular present indicative of muna; he/she/it remembers
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  • IPA(key): /man/, [maːn]
  • Rhymes: -aːn
Old Saxon
Noun src :
  • man m
  • Alternative form of mann
SE Swedish
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  • From Old Swedish maþer, mander, from Old Norse maðr, from Proto-Germanic *mann-.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • man m
  • man (adult male human)
  • husband
  • a member of a crew, workforce or (military) troop
  • (slang, in the definite "mannen") man (usually friendly term of address)
Etymology (Pronoun) src :
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  • IPA(key): /man/
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  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑːn/
NL Dutch
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  • From Middle Dutch man, from Old Dutch man, from Proto-West Germanic *mann, from Proto-Germanic *mann-.
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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
  • husband, male spouse
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  • IPA(key): /mɑn/
  • Hyphenation: man
  • Rhymes: -ɑn
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  • Britse Eilanden
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  • Eiland Man
  • Manx
  • Manxman / Manxe
DK Danish
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  • From Old Norse mǫn, from Proto-Germanic *manō (“mane”).
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  • IPA(key): /maːˀn/, [mæˀn]
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  • 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
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  • From Middle High German man, from Old High German man, from Proto-West Germanic *mann, from Proto-Germanic *mann- (“person”).
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  • man
  • one, you (indefinite pronoun; construed as a third-person singular)
  • they, people (people in general)
  • someone, somebody (some unspecified person)
  • they (some unspecified group of people)
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  • MAN
  • Initialism of Maschinenfabrik Augsburg-Nürnberg (a German mechanical engineering company)
CZ Czech
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Noun src :
  • man m anim (feminine manka)
  • (historical) vassal, feoffee
  • Synonyms: vazal, leník
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  • IPA(key): [ˈman]
  • Hyphenation: man
NO Norwegian Nynorsk
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  • From Old Norse mǫn, from Proto-Germanic *manō.
Noun src :
  • man f (definite singular mana, indefinite plural maner, definite plural manene)
  • mane (of a horse)
NO Norwegian Bokmål
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  • From Old Norse mǫn, from Proto-Germanic *manō.
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  • IPA(key): /mɑn/
  • Homophone: mann
  • Rhymes: -ɑn
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • man f or m (definite singular mana or manen, indefinite plural maner, definite plural manene)
  • a mane (of a horse)
Etymology (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-.
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
  • Transylvanian Saxon: Mouen, Mäun
  • 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
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  • IPA(key): /mɔn/
Occitan
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  • 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
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
41
51
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
56
23
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
40
22
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
27
23
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
11
7
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
6
8
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
11
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
3
8
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
5
0
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
3
2
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
5
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
1
4
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
2
2
CLChili
2010 - 2021
1
2
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
1
1
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
1
0

Comments on the name Man

Personalities with the first name Man

There is 1 personality with the first name Man


Man Kaur
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India
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Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Man

There are 174 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 Parrish
Man Kim
Man Huang
Man Don Uk
Man O' War
Man Mountain Dean
Man Ho Moy
Man Yee Wong
Man Chan
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 Hua Lin
Man Ki Kwok
Man Kit
Man Kin Wong

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Man
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Rankings of first name MAN by country

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No ranking of first name MAN (male) births over the last year available in each country
Country ranking (girls)
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No ranking of first name MAN (female) births over the last year available in each country