What does Iman mean?
Iman [iman] as a girls' name (also used less widely 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.
(female) Imana, Imanne, ..
(male) Imang, Imanna, ..
How popular is Iman?
Iman is a rare first name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#19852 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name history of Iman for girls. Iman entered the list in 1990 and reached its highest rank of #1042 in the U.S. in 1996, and is at #1941 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the statistics of the girl name Iman and corresponding names. Imani (#536 the previous year) is the only other popular related form of Iman (#1941 the previous year). These relations of Iman were popular with parents in the year 1996 (usage of 0.07%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.03%, ▼56%).
Similar NamesRecommended names are Adan, Dian, Dwan, Dyan, Elan, Evan, Fan, Fran, Iana, Ida▼, Ila▼, Ilana, Ilane, Ilean, Ima▼, Ina▼, Inah, Ioana, Ira▼, Iren, Irma▼, Isa, Ita, Iva▼, Ivana, Ivon, Jan▼, Jean▼, Joan▼, Lean, Nan▼, Rian, Ryan▲, San, Sean, Shan, Sian and Van. These names tend to be more commonly used than Iman.See names in meaning and etymology.