[ 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.
Imam is not commonly used as a baby boy name. It is not listed within the top 1000.
† English pronunciation for Imam: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"