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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Faruk

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  • A user from Bangladesh says the name Faruk is of Unknown origin and means "Gift of god".
  • According to a user from India, the name Faruk is of English origin and means "True and false".
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From Arabic فاروق (Fārūq).

  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Faruk

Faruk Hadžibegić is a soccer player for the FK Sarajevo, Real Betis, FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, Toulouse FC, and Yugoslavia national football team. Faruk was born on October 7th, 1957 in Sarajevo.


Faruk was born on March 18th, 1983.


Faruk Begolli was an artist. Faruk was born Faruk Begolli on February 14th, 1944 in Peć. He breathed his last breath on August 23rd, 2007.


Faruk Çelik is a 60th , 61st , 62nd , 64th , Minister of Labour, Social Security, Minister of State, Ministry of Food, Agriculture, Livestock (Turkey), Ministry of Labour, and Social Security (Turkey). He was most active from 2015 to 2015. Faruk was born on January 17th, 1956 in Yusufeli.


Faruk Ahmed is a cricketer.


Faruk Süren is a President of Galatasaray SK. He was most active from 1996 to 2001. Faruk was born on July 28th, 1945 in Istanbul.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Faruk

Faruk Umar Faruk is an Emir of Daura and Daura Emirate. Faruk was born in 1931.


Usman Faruk is a Military Governor of North-Western State. He was most prominent from 1967 to 1975. Usman was born in 1935.


Syed was born on February 11th, 1967 in Singapore.


Faruk is a soccer player for the İstanbulspor A.Ş., Gaziantepspor, Kasımpaşa S.K., Sivasspor, Mersin İdmanyurdu, TKİ Tavşanlı Linyitspor, and Orduspor. Faruk was born on October 11th, 1981 in Eskişehir.


Shafeeq Faruk is a sports team member for the Young Lions FC.


Omar Faruk is an athlete for the Abahani Limited (Dhaka).


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Faruk U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 85.98% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 9.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Faruk

People with the last name Faruk are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Faruk

  • How Popular is the name Faruk? Faruk is the 50,224th most popular name of all time. As a last name Faruk was the 108,199th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Faruk have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 41 babies born with the first name Faruk in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Faruk? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Faruk first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Faruk is Wednesday, March 27th, 1912.
  • What year had the most people named Faruk born? The highest recorded use of the first name Faruk was in 2016 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Faruk: Your name in reverse order is Kuraf. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fuakr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Faruk? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 164 people with the last name Faruk.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Faruk? Faruk is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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