Name: Imam

Origin and Meaning of the Name Imam

  • Meaning:
    Religious leader
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (ee MAHM)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Imam)
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Miscellaneous Info for Imam

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  • Used in:
    Arabic speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    This name comes from the imam, a religious leader in Islam. The imam may lead prayers, be the leader of an Islamic community, a leader claiming descent from Muhammad or be the leader of a school of law or theology.

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