Meaning:God is with us
Emanuel feels religious, historic and dignified all at once. It also feels as if it’s misspelled. Isn’t it supposed to have a double M, as Emmanuel does? It actually depends on where you’re standing. In Germany, Croatia and other European countries, the single-M variation is the preferred spelling. It has also caught on with US parents who like the idea of changing things up. A famous single-M bearer: French fashion designer Emanuel Ungaro.
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Source: Social Security Administration
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