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Iman Family History

Iman Name Meaning

Muslim (widespread throughout the Islamic world): from a personal name based on Arabic iman ‘belief’, ‘faith’ (see the Qur’an 4:25).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Aman, Imam, Siman, Zaman, Man, Iwan, Ivan, Mand, Bean, Simas

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Where is the Iman family from?

You can see how Iman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Iman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Iman families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Iman families living in Ontario. This was about 54% of all the recorded Iman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Iman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Iman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Iman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Iman. 50% of Iman men worked as a Laborer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Farmer
    50%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Iman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Iman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 570 immigration records available for the last name Iman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Iman. For the veterans among your Iman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Iman lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Iman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Iman in 1957 was 44, and 68 in 2004.

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