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 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)