Popularity:5952
Origin:Arabic
Meaning:evening caller; morning star
Meaning “evening caller,” Tarik is a baby boy name of Arabic origin. Whether baby is born before or after noon, the name Tarik can symbolize a peaceful moment in time. A variation of the Bosnian name Tariq, Tarik is also commonly referred to as the “morning star.” This famous star derives from the eighty-sixth sura—chapter—of the Qur’an. Muslims believe that this chapter was vital and sent to Muhammad while journeying through Mecca. From religious scriptures to shining in the night sky, baby Tarik may see every chapter as a bright, new beginning.

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