Iman

Iman - A very unique female name



  Oct 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Iman, meaning faith, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1976 on position #2933. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Iman and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Iman? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Iman. The baby girl name Iman was given to 51 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1989 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 27,711 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Iman peaked in popularity 27 years ago in 1992 on position 1025.



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Iman is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Iman is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #729 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,970.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Iman is where you live.


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Iman origin and meaning

Iman is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means faith. To see famous people named Iman, pop culture references for the name Iman and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Iman

We've found the following names that sound similar to Iman, sorted by popularity.

Ina / Imani / Iona / Ione / Ima / Iyana / Iyanna / Iyonna / Inaya / Ianna /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121989
20111664
20101871
20091443
20081383
20071751
20061281
20051467
20041241
20031196
20021218
20011213
20001088
19991184
19981189
19971119
19961076
19951096
19941236
19931117
19921025
19911943
19901511
19891583
19881896
19872177
19863627
19851951
19842855
19832609
19802448
19792699
19762933

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota729
New York1102
Pennsylvania1283
Illinois1362
California2077
Texas2970

Even more about Iman


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Iman a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Iman?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1992
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Iman
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 27,711
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1976
2012 births +51

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