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Iman

While many may assume Iman is a female name thanks to the supermodel/Mrs. David Bowie, it’s actually a short version of the masculine Immanuel. A Muslim name meaning “faith,” Iman is a very popular boy’s name in the Persian community.

Origin

  • Hebrew: God is with us; variant of Emmanuel

Nicknames

Manny, Mannie, Imani

Syllables

2

International Variations

Manny, Mannie, Imani

Alternate Spellings

Immanuel

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