Manny

July 12, 2015 § Leave a comment

ORIGIN:
Shortened form of “Almanzo”, “Emmanuel”, “Manuel”, “Manfred”, “Manning”, etc.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Manel, Mano, Manu, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Manny Rubell, head counselor in charge of Camp Ava, where Lily spends a miserable summer, in Sleeping Arrangements, by Laura Cunningham (published 1989, set in the 1950s).

WRITERS:
Manny Farber (1917-2008), American critic, painter, and writer.

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