When Asa Manvel was born on 30 October 1769, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, his father, John Manville, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Weed, was 32. He married Eunice Hough in 1792, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 4 May 1845, in Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Mahaiwe Cemetery, Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.
Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, English, and Welsh: from the personal name Manuel, a short form of Emanuel . Compare Manwill .
Catalan and Spanish: possibly also a habitational name from Manuel in Valencia province.
Americanized form of any of various other European surnames derived from Emanuel , for example the Greek and Serbian patronymics Manouilidis and Manojlović (see Manojlovic ), respectively.