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What does Farouk mean?

Farouk Pronunciation of Farouk [farouk] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Farouk is "distinguisher, judge". The last king of Egypt, deposed of in 1952, was King Faruq.

Associated with: arabic, judge, king.


Farouk has 3 variants: Farooq, Faruq and Faruqh.

Creative forms:
(male) Farrouk, Forrouk, ..

(female) Fatu, ..

Middle name pairings:
Farouk Aiyden (F.A.), ..

How popular is Farouk?

Farouk is a rare given name for males. Farouk is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Farouk has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Farouk name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Farouk outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Fabek, Fabius, Fabron, Fabroni (see Fabron), Falk, Farag, Faraj, Faraji, Farand, Fareed, Fares, Fargo, Farid, Farin, Faris, Farlay, Farlee, Farley, Farlie, Farlow, Farly, Farmer, Farnam, Farnly (see Farnley), Farnum, Faro, Farold, Faron, Farquar, Farr, Farran, Farrar, Farrel, Farren, Farrer, Farrin, Farris, Farron, Faunus, Fawnus, Faxon, Feargus, Fergus, Firoz, Firus, Frank, Frick, Frode, Frost, Haroun, Taroun and Varoun. These names tend to be more commonly used than Farouk.

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