Baruch - Meaning of Baruch
[ 2 syll. ba-ruc(h), bar-u-ch ] The baby boy name Baruch is pronounced as BAAR-uwK, BAER-uwK, Bah-RUWK or BEHR-uwK (English) †. Baruch is mainly used in the Greek and Hebrew languages. It is of Hebrew origin. A biblical name, it is derived from the word 'baruk' meaning blessed. In the Bible, the name was borne by one of the prophet Jeremiah's companions. He was the supposed author of the apocryphal Book of Baruch.
In addition, Baruch is a variant form of the English and Hebrew name Barak.
Baruch has 12 variant forms that are used in English and other languages. Variant forms of Baruch used in English include Barack (used in Hebrew as well), Baruchea, Baruchee, Baruchey, Baruchi, Baruchie, Baruchy, Barukh, and Boruch. Foreign variant forms include the Spanish Baruj, the Hebrew Ben Baruch, and the Hebrew Beynish.
Baruch is rare as a baby boy name. It is not ranked within the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Baruch include Barac, Barack, Barak, Barec, Bareck, Barek, Baris, Barke, Barkha, Barrac, Barrack, Barrak, Barric, Barrick, Barrik, Barryc, Barryck, Barryk, Baruj, and Barwick.
† Pronunciation for Baruch: B as in "be (B.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"
A famous person named Baruch is Philosopher Baruch Spinoza, born 24 November 1632 - 21 February 1677, Amsterdam, Netherlands.