Meaning and Name Origin
Tariq \t(a)-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.
Tariq is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#59801 out of 88799, Top 67%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Tariq for boys. Tariq was first listed in 1991 and reached its peak position of #444 in the U.S. in 1998, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Tariq and affiliated names. The only other prominent varying form of Tariq rated in the Top 1000 is Tarik. These boy names reached the height of their popularity in the year 1998 and have become much less popular since, with the form Tariq becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)