Manis Family History
Manis Name Meaning
Greek: from the personal name Manis, a pet form of Emmanouel (see Emanuel). Czech (Maniš): from German Mann, or from a Germanic personal name such as Manfred. French: unexplained. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Mane + the Yiddish possessive suffix -s. As a male name, this represents a variant of Man 8. As a female name, it is derived from a form of Mary borrowed from Slavic Christians.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press