Meaning and name origin
Tariq \t(a)-riq\ as a boy's name is pronounced TAHR-ik. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Tariq is "evening caller". Historical: the Islamic military leader (eighth century) who conquered Spain for the Moors.
Tariq is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#59801 out of 88799, Top 67%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tariq for boys. Tariq reached its highest rank of #444 in the U.S. in 1998. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Tariq and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Tariq and Tarik. (2014 statistics).