[ 2 syll. i-man, im-an ] The baby girl name Iman is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced as iy-MAE-N †. Iman has its origins in the Arabic language and it is also used largely in Arabic. It is derived literally from the word iman which is of the meaning 'belief, faith'.
Iman has 20 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. English forms of the name include Aman, Emani, Imaan, Imaen, Imaene, Imain, Imaine, Imana, Imane, Imanea, Imanee, Imaney, Imania, Imanie, Imany, Imayn, Imayne, and Imoni. Forms used in foreign languages include the Swahili Imani and the Arabic Imen.
Iman is uncommon as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the family of girl names directly related to Iman, Imani was the most popular.
† English pronunciation for Iman: IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Iman is Model, Iman, born Iman Abdulmajid 25 July 1955, Mogadishu, Somalia.