Origin of the name GHARIB.
Etymology of the name GHARIB.
Meaning of the baby name GHARIB.
GHARIB (غارب). Arabic
name, derived from the vocabulary word gharib, meaning "alien,
foreigner." (The Mufaḍḍalīyāt:
an Anthology of Ancient Arabian Odes, Lyall,
v.2, 1918). Usage: Arabia, Hindustan, Persia (قریب).
... When he reached the age of
fifteen, his spirit waxed big in him and he said to Fakhr Taj, "O
my mamma, who is my papa?" She replied, "O my son,
Gharib, King of Al-Irak, is thy father, and I am the King's daughter of
the Persians," and she told him her story. Quoth he,
"Did my grandfather indeed give orders to slay thee and my father
Gharib?" and quoth she, "Yes." (Lady Burton's Edition
of Her Husband's Arabian Nights, McCarthy, 1887)