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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Barack

  • How many people with the first name Barack have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 215 babies born with the first name Barack in the United States. That's more than enough people named Barack to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Barack? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2007 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Barack first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Barack is Monday, November 30th, -0001.
  • What year had the most people named Barack born? The highest recorded use of the first name Barack was in 2009 with a total of 69 babies.
  • Random Barack Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Barack is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Barack: Your name in reverse order is Kcarab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Abrkca. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Barack? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 203 people with the last name Barack.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Barack? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Barack as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Barack as a first name

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Popularity of Barack as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Barack U.S.
  White 89.16% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.45% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Barack

People with the last name Barack are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Barack" mean? The list below shows the origins of Barack as well as things modernly associated with the name Barack such as celebrities named Barack.


Origin and Meaning of Barack

The name "Barack" is of African origin, and it means "Blessed". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Anglicized spelling, used by Luo speakers, of Barak, ostensibly as an Old Testament name. A cognate of the biblical Baruch.

  1. A male given name.

Barack Obama

Barack Obama is an officeholder. Barack was born in 1961 as Barack Hussein Obama II in Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.


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What does the name Barack mean?

Bis for bouquet, the flowers around you.

Ais for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

Ris for romantic, hopelessly so

Ais for adaptable, whenever things change

Cis for compatible, a friend's friend.

Kis for kindness, you always show.

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