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Iman (boy)

What does Iman mean?

Iman Pronunciation of Iman [iman] as a boys' name (also used more regularly as girls' name Iman) is of Hebrew origin, and the name Iman means "God is with us". Iman is a version of Immanuel (Hebrew): transcription of Emmanuel.

Variations

3 alternative forms via Immanuel: Imani, Imanoel and Imanuel.

Creative forms:
(male) Imang, Inan, ..

(female) Imana, Imma, ..

Middle name pairings:
Iman Orlando (I.O.), ..

How popular is Iman?

Iman is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#19852 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Iman (not in Top 2000) are Imani and Immanuel (#906 a year ago). Other variants, like Imanoel, are seldom used. These relations of Iman are at the peak of their popularity today (average #1453). Immanuel is the all-time favorite. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Imani, Immanuel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Iman and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Iman is pronounced similarly to Aimon, Aman, Ameen, Amein, Amin, Ammon, Amon, Amyn, Ayman, Aymon, Eaman, Eamann, Eamon, Eman, Eumann, Wyman, Yamin, Yemin, Yeoman and Youman. Other recommended names are Adan, Arman, Ban, Bran, Chan, Dan, Eban, Egan, Eian, Elan, Elman, Etan, Ewan, Fran, Gyan, Heman, Hyman, Ian, Idan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ihsan, Ilan, Ilar, Imad, Imre, Inman, Innman, Ira, Isa, Isac, Isak, Isam, Ismay, Ivan, Ivann, Iven, Ivon, Iwan, Iyar, Izak, Jean, Juan, Kean, Khan, Orman, Osman, Roan, Shan, Stan, Tan, Twan, Xan and Zan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Iman.

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