What does Tariq mean?
Tariq /ta-riq/ as a boys' 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.
(male) Tavriq, Tyrriq, ..
(female) Tahi, Tatir, ..
How popular is Tariq?
Tariq is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#26035 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Tariq for boys. Tariq was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #444 in the U.S. in 1998, and is currently at #1676. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent varying forms of Tariq (#1676 in recent rankings) rated in the Top 2000 are Tarik and Tarek. These relations of Tariq were favored as baby names in the year 1998 (average #1062) and have become much less common since, with the form Tariq becoming somewhat dated.
Suggested similar names are Darriq, Deriq, Eriq, Maliq, Rafiq, Saariq, Sariq, Tabib, Tadi, Tadio, Tahir, Tait, Taji, Talib, Talin, Tamir, Taran, Taren, Tarin, Taro, Taron, Tarrin, Tarun, Tavi, Tavid, Tavie, Tavin, Tavio, Tavis, Toril, Torin, Torio and Tris. Like Tariq, these names are not frequently used.