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pinWhat does Baruch mean?

Baruch /ba-ruch/ [2 sylls.] 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 relations 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.

Kreatif forms: Barruch, Bearuch, Burruch. [more]

pinHow 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 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 (usage of 0.5748%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.2222%, down 61.3%), 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. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

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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.