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Gender: Male Pronunciation: TAHR-ik Meaning of Tariq: "the one who knocks at the door" Origin of Tariq: Arabic

The name Tariq is a boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "the one who knocks at the door". Tariq and is often added to lists like Exotic Lite Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change two letters (5 names)".

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A strong and confident name growing in popularity, in numerous spellings.

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Famous People Named Tariq

Tariq Trotter, American hip hop artist

Pop Culture References for the name Tariq

Character from the novel "A Thousand Splendid Suns"
Tariq, character in mobile game "High School Story"

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stellarvra99 Says:


It's one of my favourite names although I prefer another spelling: Tarek

Too-ticky Says:


Strong sounding name with a cool meaning, I'm surprised it's not yet popular.

paulapuddephatt Says:


Love this name

Willow_Carter Says:


I'm not sure I love the name, but the meaning is beyond cool. 'The one who knocks at the door' how incredible is that?

Ccppww Says:


Cool name!