What does Baruch mean?
Baruch /ba-ruch/ as a boys' name is pronounced BAR-ook. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Baruch is "blessed".
Biblical: one Baruch was Jeremiah's scribe-secretary. Many languages have a form of this name: in English, Benedict; in Italian, Benedetto; in French, Benoit; in Spanish, Benito. American philanthropist Bernard Baruch.
Baruch has 1 feminine form: Beracha.Kreatif forms: Barruch, Bearuch, Burruch. [more]
How popular is Baruch?
Baruch is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#23657 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Baruch and related names. Prominent alternative forms of Baruch (outside Top 1000) are Benedict and Benito. These forms of Baruch were popular with parents during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.442%) and have become less conventional since. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Baruch is pronounced similarly to Barack, Barak, Barek, Barrak, Barric, Barrick, Bearach, Beric and Borak. Other suggested similar baby names are Baris, Barth, Berg, Bergh, Berk, Berke, Berkie, Berky, Birch, Birk, Birkee, Birkey, Birkie, Birky, Borg, Boris, Boriss, Borja, Borris, Borys, Breck, Brice▼, Bricio, Brick, Brigg, Brik, Broc, Brock▲, Brocke, Brok, Brook▼, Brose, Bruce▼, Brucey, Brucie, Bryce▲, Bryse, Burch, Burg, Burgh, Burk, Burke, Darach, Faruqh, Larch and March. These names tend to be more commonly used than Baruch.