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 (#19852 out of 150436, Top 13%). (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). These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in the year 1996 (usage of 0.761%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.497%, down 34.7%). Imani (#503) is the most chic baby name in this compilation. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
A recommended similar baby name is Ima. This name tends to be more commonly used than Iman.