Meaning and name origin
Barak \b(a)-rak\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew, Swahili, African and English origin, and the meaning of Barak is "lightning; blessing; grain farm". Barak is a variant of Barack (Hebrew, Swahili, African); biblical: a valiant warrior who cooperated with the prophetess Deborah to win victory in a battle against overwhelming odds. Also a variant of Barric (English): place name.
Barak is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#24920 out of 88799, Top 28%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Barak for boys. Barak has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).