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Gender: Female Meaning of Iman: "faith" Origin of Iman: Arabic

The name Iman is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "faith". Iman and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop your least favorite name on this list...ABC's!".

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One of the best-known African names in the Western World because of the Somali-born model and wife of the late David Bowie.

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Pop Culture References for the name Iman

Imani, Eman, Imane, Aman, Imana

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TiffanyS Says:


I'm not sure how this should be pronounced, but in Spanish, imán means magnet.