What does Iman mean?
Iman \i-man\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Iman) is pronounced ee-MAHN. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Iman is "belief, faith". Made familiar in modern times by supermodel Iman.
Iman is a rare first name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#19131 out of 88799, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Iman and corresponding names. Imani (#503 the previous year) is the only popular related form of Iman (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. This girl name was at the peak of its popularity in 1996 and has become much less widespread since. Imani (#503) is the most chic baby name in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Ima. This name tends to be more commonly used than Iman.