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What does Faruq mean?

Faruq Pronunciation of Faruq [faruq] as a name for boys has its root in Arabic, and the name Faruq means "distinguisher, judge". Faruq is a version, with the suffix -q, of Farouk (Arabic): the last king of Egypt.

Associated with: arabic, judge.


Faruq has 2 variants: Farooq and Faruqh.

Creative forms:
(male) Farruq, Firuq, ..

(female) Faca, Fafay, ..

Middle name pairings:
Faruq Curtis (F.C.), ..

How popular is Faruq?

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

Charted below is the baby name history of Faruq for boys. Faruq has yet to be listed in the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Farag, Faraj, Fares, Fargo, Farid, Farin, Faris, Farly, Farnum, Faro, Faron, Farr and Firus. Like Faruq, these names are not frequently used.

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