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Gender: Female Meaning of Imani: "faith" Origin of Imani: Arabic Imani's Popularity in 2017: #539

The name Imani is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "faith". Imani is ranked #539 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Winter Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I had 8 daughters whose names started with...".

From the experts:

Another strong Arabic name, this one is popular throughout the Muslim world and was chosen for her daughter by actress Jasmine Guy.

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Famous People Named Imani

Imani Francesca Coppola, American singer-songwriter
Imani Hakim, American actress
Imani Uzuri, American jazz singer
Imani Duckett (b. 1999), daughter of actress Jasmine Guy and Terrence Duckett
Imani Shekinah Alexander-Knox (b. 2011), daughter of actor Flex Alexander and singer Shanice Wilson
Jolie Ivory Imani Wayans, daughter of actor Keenen Ivory Wayans
Deyjah Imani Harris, daughter of American rapper T.I.
Imani (born Emandu Rashaan Wilcox), male American rapper of group The Pharcyde
Imani Patterson, male American actor
Nyjah Imani Huston, male American pro skateboarder

Pop Culture References for the name Imani

Imani, baby in "Imani All Mine" by Connie Porter