Imam - Meaning of Imam

What does Imam mean?

[ 2 syll. i-mam, im-am ] The baby boy name Imam is pronounced as iy-MAA-M †. Imam is used chiefly in Arabic and it is also derived from Arabic origins. The name is derived from the element 'imam', which is well-known as the title given to Muslims leading prayers in Sunni mosques.

Variant forms share both the origin and meaning of Imam.

See also the related categories, leader (king), title, element, and arabic.

Imam is not commonly used as a baby boy name. It is not listed within the top 1000.

Baby names that sound like Imam include Iaen, Iahn, Iain, Iaine, Iane, Iann, Iayn, Ihsin, Iin, Iman, Inah, Ine, Inna, Eamonn, Iaene, Iaon, Imani, Effeom, Ewon, and Ioane.

† English pronunciation for Imam: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"

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