Tarik

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tarik

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Canada says the name Tarik is of Arabic origin and means "The star the guides your path in night.".
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Notable Persons Named Tarik

Tarik Black is a basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers, →Los Angeles D-Fenders, and Houston Rockets in the National Basketball Association. He has been prominent since 2014. Tarik was born on November 22nd, 1991 in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Tarik Elyounoussi is a soccer player for the TSG 1899 Hoffenheim, Fredrikstad FK, SC Heerenveen, Lillestrøm SK, Rosenborg BK, Norway national under-21 football team, and Norway national football team. Tarik was born on February 23rd, 1988 in Al Hoceima, Morocco. Tarik is also known as طارق اليونسي (Arabic).

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Cilvaringz is a hip hop music record producer and rapping. He has been prominent since 1992. Cilvaringz was given the name Tarik Azzougarh on January 29th, 1979 in Dordrecht, Netherlands.

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Tarik was born on June 7th, 1961 in Hingham, Massachusetts.

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Tarık Akan is an actordirector. They have been prominent since 1970. Tarık was given the name Tarık Tahsin Eregül on December 3rd, 1949 in Istanbul.

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Tarik was born on January 28th, 1972.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Tarik

Cheb Tarik is a raï musician. Cheb was given the name Tarik Belgot .

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Salma Tarik is an athlete for the Los Angeles Legends (W-League).

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1958 5 0 5
1959 5 0 5
1960 10 0 10
1961 6 0 6
1963 10 0 10
1964 10 0 10
1965 7 0 7
1966 9 0 9
1967 11 0 11
1968 18 0 18
1969 25 0 25
1970 25 0 25
1971 46 0 46
1972 48 0 48
1973 78 0 78
1974 85 0 85
1975 108 0 108
1976 100 6 94
1977 77 0 77
1978 114 0 114
1979 94 5 89
1980 69 0 69
1981 73 0 73
1982 68 0 68
1983 69 0 69
1984 60 0 60
1985 61 0 61
1986 55 0 55
1987 60 0 60
1988 55 0 55
1989 68 0 68
1990 86 0 86
1991 93 0 93
1992 92 0 92
1993 135 0 135
1994 113 0 113
1995 98 0 98
1996 164 0 164
1997 150 0 150
1998 141 0 141
1999 126 0 126
2000 94 0 94
2001 79 0 79
2002 66 0 66
2003 73 0 73
2004 76 0 76
2005 80 0 80
2006 86 0 86
2007 72 0 72
2008 65 0 65
2009 52 0 52
2010 46 0 46
2011 51 0 51
2012 51 0 51
2013 45 0 45
2014 52 0 52
2015 51 0 51
2016 52 0 52
2017 65 0 65

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Popularity of Tarik as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Tarik

  • How Popular is the name Tarik? Tarik is the 4,438th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tarik have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,883 babies born with the first name Tarik in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tarik to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tarik? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1958 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tarik first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tarik is Thursday, July 3rd, 1919.
  • What year had the most people named Tarik born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tarik was in 1996 with a total of 164 babies.
  • Random Tarik Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tarik is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Tarik: Your name in reverse order is Kirat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rtaik. 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).
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