Given Name TARIQ

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Arabic
OTHER SCRIPTS: طارق (Arabic)

Meaning & History

Means "he who knocks at the door" in Arabic. This is the Arabic name of the morning star. Tariq ibn Ziyad was the Islamic general who conquered Spain for the Umayyad Caliphate in the 8th century.


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VARIANTS: Tarek, Tarik
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Tarik (Bosnian), Tarık (Turkish)
Entry updated December 8, 2017