Tariq Family History
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Tariq Name Meaning
Muslim: from a personal name based on Arabic ?tariq ‘morning star’. Al-Tariq is the title of the 86th sura of the Qur’an. Tariq Ibn Ziyad (d. 720) was the leader of the Moors who brought Spain under Muslim rule and who gave his name to Gibraltar (Jabal Tariq ‘mountain of Tariq’ in Arabic).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press