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What does Barak mean?

Barak Pronunciation of Barak [barak] as a name for boys has its root in English, and the name Barak means "lightning; blessing; grain farm". Barak is a variant form of Barack (Hebrew, Swahili, African). Barak is also a variation of Barric (English): place name.

Associated with: lightning (bright), blessing (gift), farm.


Barak has 3 variants: Barrak, Barrick and Beric.

Creative forms:
(male) Bearak, Birrak, ..

(female) Babar, Baria, ..

Middle name pairings:
Barak Marc (B.M.), ..

How popular is Barak?

Barak is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#30868 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Barak has not been recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Barak name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Barak outside U.S.

Similar Names

Barak is pronounced similarly to Barek, Baruch, Bearach and Borak. Other recommended names are Bala, Bank, Bar, Baram, Barbar, Bard, Barde, Bardo, Baret, Bari, Baris, Barna, Barni, Barny, Baron, Barr, Barra, Barrat, Barrt, Barry, Bart, Barth, Bartt (see Bart), Baruj (see Baruch), Berk, Birk, Brad, Brae, Bram, Bran, Bray, Brik, Brok, Burk, Byram, Byran, Janak and Malak. These names tend to be more commonly used than Barak.

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