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What does Baruch mean?

Baruch \b(a)-ru-ch\ 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 3 variants: Baruchi, Baruj and Boruch.

Baruch has 23 more different forms via Benedict, Benito, Benoit: Ben, Bendick, Bendict, Benedetto, Benedick, Benedicto, Benedictos, Benedictus, Benedikt, Benedikte, Bengt, Benicio, Benito, Bennedict, Bennedikt, Bennet, Bennett, Bennie, Bennito, Bennt, Benoit, Bent and Venedictos.

Baruch has 1 feminine form: Beracha.


Baruch is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#32430 out of 88799, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Baruch and related names. Prominent alternative forms of Baruch (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Ben (#723 a year ago), Benedict, Benito, Bennett (#166) and Bennie. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 and have become significantly less widespread since, with the versions Ben, Benedict, Benito and Bennie becoming less stylish. Bennett (#166) is the most chic baby name in this list, with this name undergoing a revival in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ben, Benedict, Benito, Bennett, Bennie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Baruch is pronounced similarly to Barack and Bearach. Other suggested similar baby names are Birch, Bruce and Burch. These names tend to be more commonly used than Baruch.