The French name Manon is a diminutive of the names Marie or Myriam.
What does the name Manon mean?
Manon means “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one”, “beloved” and “wished for child” (from Marie and Myriam).
Other variants and nicknames
Similar names like Manon are Mana, Manal, Manar, Manadis, Manavi, Mandi, Mandy, Mandie, Mandah, Madala, Mandalena, Mandana, Mandica, Mandina and Mandisa. Popular nicknames are Mao, Mo, Mane, Ma, No, Noni or Nona. Namon is an anagram of Manon.
Famous people named Manon
Former Canadian politician Manon Perreault (born 1965) served in the House of Commons of Canada from 2011 until 2015.
Manon von Gerkan (born 1972) is a German model, actress and jewelry designer.
American comedian, actress, and social media personality Manon Lucy Mathews (born 1988) is best known for her videos on video platform “Vine”.
Fictional name bearers
Manon Blackbeak, Queen of the Crochan witches and last surviving member of her clan, is a protagonist in the “Throne of Glass” book series by Sarah J Maas (born 1986).
On the TV show “Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug and Cat Noir”, the 4 to 6 year old girl and daughter of the local news anchor, Manon Chamack is a recurring antagonist. Her identity is “The Puppeteer”.
The French movies “Jean de Florette” and “Manon des Sources” (1986) feature protagonist Manon Cadoret, daughter of Jean de Florette. Manon is trying to avenge her father’s unlawful death.
“Manon Lescaut” is an opera by Giacomo Puccini from 1893. It is based on the novel “Manon Lescaut” by Abbé Prévost (1697 - 1763).