Farooq

Farooq
فاروق
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Pronunciation Literary Arabic: [fɑːˈruːq, faːˈruːq, fæːˈruːq]
Egyptian Arabic: [fɑˈɾuːʔ]
Levantine Arabic: [faːˈruːʔ]
Persian: [fɒːˈɾuːɣ]
English: /fɑːˈrk/
Gender Male
Origin
Language(s) Arabic
Word/name Muslim world
Meaning "The one who distinguishes between right and wrong"
Other names
Variant form(s) Faruk, Faruq, Farouk, Farouq

Farooq (also transliterated as Farouk, Faruqi, Farook, Faruk, Faroeq, Faruq, or Farouq, or Farooqi, Farooqui; Arabic: فاروق‎, romanizedFārūq) is a common Arabic masculine given name and surname. Al-Fārūq literally means "the one who distinguishes between right and wrong." It is a common name in the Muslim world.

Given name

Farouk

Farooq

Farooqi

Faruk

  • Faruk Cömert (born 1946), Turkish Air Force general
  • Faruk Çelik (born 1956), Turkish politician
  • Faruk Gül, Turkish and American economist, a professor of economics at Princeton University
  • Faruk Süren (born 1945), Turkish businessman and former chairman of the Turkish sports club Galatasaray
  • Faruk Türünz (born 1944), Turkish luthier
  • Faruk Yiğit (born 1968), Turkish footballer

Farukh/Farrukh/Farokh/Farrokh

This is actually a different name of Persian origin (فرّخ) meaning fortunate and happy and is unrelated to Farooq.

Surname

Farouk

Farook

Farooq

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