Tarek

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tarek

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  1. genitive plural of tarka

Notable Persons Named Tarek

Tarek Fatah is a political activist, writer, and broadcaster. Tarek was born on November 20th, 1949 in Karachi.

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Mohamed Bouazizi was a street vendor. Mohamed was given the name Tarek al-Tayeb Mohamed Bouazizi on March 29th, 1984 in Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia. Mohamed is also known as Basboosa, Bouazizi, and Tarek al-Tayyib Muhammad ibn. They breathed their last breath on January 4th, 2011.

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Tarek was born in 1947.

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Tarek Elrich is a soccer player for the Parramatta FC, FFA Centre of Excellence, Sydney Olympic FC, Australia national under-20 soccer team, Australia national under-23 soccer team, and Australia national soccer team. Tarek was born on January 1st, 1987 in Sydney.

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Tarek Hamed is a soccer player for the Zamalek SC, Tala'ea El-Gaish SC, Smouha SC, and Egypt national football team. Tarek was born on October 24th, 1989 in Cairo.

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Tarek William Saab is a President of the Republican Moral Council of Venezuela, Governor of Anzoátegui, Ombudsman, Member of the National Assembly, Member of the National Constituent Assembly, Defensoría del Pueblo (Venezuela), and National Assembly (Venezuela). Tarek was born on September 10th, 1962 in El Tigre.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tarek

Amro Tarek is a soccer player for the Columbus Crew SC, Real Betis, ENPPI Club, FC Magdeburg, SC Freiburg II, VfL Wolfsburg, El Gouna FC, and Egypt national under-20 football team. Amro was born on May 17th, 1992 in Los Angeles, United States.

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Aya Tarek is an artist. Aya was given the name Aya Tarek Hassan in Alexandria.

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Ali was born on September 20th, 1978.

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Roman Tarek is a soccer player for the ŠKF Sereď, FK Inter Bratislava, FK Senica, and PŠC Pezinok. Roman was born on April 14th, 1987 in Czechoslovakia.

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Kareem Tarek is an athlete for the Petrojet FC.

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How popular is the baby name Tarek in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 6 0 6
1963 5 0 5
1965 11 0 11
1966 7 0 7
1967 14 0 14
1968 15 0 15
1969 18 0 18
1970 18 0 18
1971 21 0 21
1972 23 0 23
1973 20 0 20
1974 23 0 23
1975 24 0 24
1976 31 0 31
1977 28 0 28
1978 29 0 29
1979 25 0 25
1980 36 0 36
1981 28 0 28
1982 34 0 34
1983 20 0 20
1984 40 0 40
1985 54 0 54
1986 37 0 37
1987 43 0 43
1988 44 0 44
1989 46 0 46
1990 45 0 45
1991 58 0 58
1992 62 0 62
1993 60 0 60
1994 46 0 46
1995 52 0 52
1996 64 0 64
1997 57 0 57
1998 59 0 59
1999 50 0 50
2000 48 0 48
2001 46 0 46
2002 57 0 57
2003 44 0 44
2004 40 0 40
2005 45 0 45
2006 45 0 45
2007 33 0 33
2008 42 0 42
2009 44 0 44
2010 34 0 34
2011 30 0 30
2012 35 0 35
2013 38 0 38
2014 35 0 35
2015 46 0 46
2016 48 0 48
2017 56 0 56

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International Interest for Tarek

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Popularity of Tarek as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Tarek

  • How Popular is the name Tarek? Tarek is the 6,753rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tarek have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,019 babies born with the first name Tarek in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tarek to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tarek? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Tarek first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tarek is Monday, April 6th, 1925.
  • What year had the most people named Tarek born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tarek was in 1996 with a total of 64 babies.
  • Random Tarek Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tarek is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Tarek: Your name in reverse order is Kerat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akret. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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