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:
(male) Barruch, Bearuch, ..
(female) Bace, Baruchna, ..
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. Demographics)
Below is a charted analysis of the statistics of Baruch and related names. Prominent alternative forms of Baruch (outside Top 2000) are Benedict (#1281 via latest list) and Benito (#1670). These forms of Baruch were popular with parents a century ago (usage of 0.02%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.01%, down 41%). (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Baruch is pronounced similarly to Barack, Barak, Barek, Barrak, Barric, Barrick, Bearach and Beric. Other suggested similar names are Bannoch, Bar, Baram, Barbar, Barber, Bard, Barden, Bardo, Bardou, Bardrich, Bardulf, Bardulph (see Bardolf), Baret, Baris, Barlow, Barna, Barnet, Barney▼, Barni, Barnie, Barnum, Barny, Baron, Barr, Barra, Barree, Barren, Barret, Barrey, Barrie, Barrt, Barry▼, Bart▼, Bartel, Barth, Bartle, Barton, Bartow, Bartt (see Bart), Beech, Bergh, Birch, Branch, Breck, Brice, Brick, Broc, Brock, Bruce▼, Brucey, Brucie, Bryce▲, Buck▼, Burch, Burgh, Butch, Byrum, Darach, Darroch, Edrich, Erich▼, Faruqh, Hirsch, Larch, March, Ulrich and Zerach. These names tend to be more commonly used than Baruch.