Meaning and name origin
Iman \i-man\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's 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 not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#19131 out of 88799, Top 22%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Iman for girls. Iman reached its highest rank of #89 in Canada in 2003 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Iman and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Imani (#503) and Iman. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Ima. This name tends to be more commonly used than Iman.