Still there is not found out about the origin of the name of Manikgonj. But there is different say that Manikgonj district name has been established by name of Manik Shah who was a saint. Again some people assume that manikgonj name has been established by the name of dangerous Pathan Sarder Manik Dhali. And some people has idea as per the name of the last lord Nawab Sirajdoullas traitor Manik Chand name of Manikgonj was originated