Meaning and name origin
Faruq \f(a)-ruq\ as a boy's name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Faruq is "distinguisher, judge". Faruq is a variant of Farouk (Arabic): the last king of Egypt, deposed of in 1952, was King Faruq.
Faruq is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Faruq for boys. Faruq has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).