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What does Tarek mean?

Tarek \t(a)-rek\ as a name for boys. Tarek's root is Arabic, and Tarek means "evening caller". Tarek is a variant of Tariq (Arabic); historical: the Islamic military leader (eighth century) who conquered Spain for the Moors. Unique as a name for boys.


Tarek has 5 variants: Tareek, Tareq, Tarick, Tarik and Tarique.


Tarek is a rare given name for men. Tarek is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Tarek and related names. Tariq and Tarik are the popular variation forms of Tarek (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of this boy name was at its highest in the year 1998 and has become significantly lower since, with the version Tariq becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tarik, Tariq in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tarek and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Barek, Darek, Garek, Jarek, Marek, Taren, Turck, Turk and Zarek. Like Tarek, these names are not frequently used.