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Updated June 9, 2019

Boy name origins & meanings

  • American : Strong-willed

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : patronymic from Mann 1 and 2.
  • Dutch : variant of Magnus, Mannen, or Manes 1.
  • Norwegian : habitational name from a farm name in Rogaland, composed of an uncertain first element (possibly Old Norse man ‘thrall’, ‘slave’) + nes ‘promontory’.

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