Manae is a Japanese name. The meaning of Manae is 'young plant'. Like many Japanese names, the meaning varies depending on the characters used to write it. Manae is commonly made up of the character 愛 (mana) meaning 'affection' and 永 (e) meaning 'eternity'. The name can also be derived from 愛 (mana) meaning 'favourite' and 永 (e) meaning 'favor, blessing, grace, kindness'.