Turkish, Bosnian variation of Tariq, Arabic
"the one who knocks at the door"

Tarik Origin and Meaning

The name Tarik is a boy's name meaning "the one who knocks at the door".
This bold and straightforward name is a common variant of Tariq in Turkey and Bosnia and is used as an alternate spelling in Arabic-speaking countries.

In Arabic, Tariq was historically used in reference to a person who arrives at night and knocks on the door. In the desert, Bedouins would often travel in the night to avoid the heat.
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