Baruch

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Baruch

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  • A submission from Maryland, United States says the name Baruch means "Blessing" and is of Hebrew origin.

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  1. An Apocryphal book ascribed to Baruch
  2. A disciple of and secretary for the prophet Jeremiah
  3. Economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
Wiktionary

Borrowing from Hebrew בָּרוּךְ (Barukh, “blessed”). Cognate with Arabic بَارَك (bārak, “Barak”).

  1. Any of a number of Old Testament men, including the scribe and companion of Jeremiah.
  2. An Apocryphal Book of the Old Testament.
  3. A male given name.

Baruch was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Baruch

Baruch Spinoza was a philosopher. Baruch was born on November 24th, 1632 in Amsterdam. He left this life on February 21st, 1677.

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Baruch Goldstein was a physician and physician(emergency doctor). He was most active from 11 to 11. Baruch was born on December 9th, 1956 in Brooklyn. Baruch is also known as Benjamin Goldstein. He died on February 25th, 1994.

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Baruch Samuel Blumberg was a scientist in the fields of biochemistry and physiology. Baruch was born on July 28th, 1925 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. He died on April 5th, 2011.

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Baruch Shemtov is a television presenter, journalist, fashion design, entrepreneurship, television host, fashion designer, and entrepreneur. Baruch was given the name Baruch Yehudah Shemtov on September 22nd, 1987 in Philadelphia. Baruch is also known as Shemtov and Baruch Yehudah (full name); Baruch.

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He was most active from 1939 to 1980. Baruch was born on September 16th, 1898 in Warsaw. He left this life on February 8th, 1992.

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Baruch was born on October 16th, 1939 in Turda. Baruch is also known as ברוך קימרלינג. He died on May 20th, 2007.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Baruch

Bernard was given the name Bernard Mannes Baruch by his parent Simon Baruch on August 19th, 1870 in Camden, South Carolina. He died on June 20th, 1965.

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Karl Ludwig Börne was a writer. Karl was given the name Loeb Baruch on May 6th, 1786 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He left this life on February 12th, 1837.

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Simon was born on July 29th, 1840. He breathed his last breath on June 3rd, 1921.

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Andre was born on August 20th, 1908. He died on September 15th, 1991.

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Herman was born on April 28th, 1872 in Camden, South Carolina. Herman is also known as Herman Benjamin Baruch. He left this life on March 15th, 1953.

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How popular is the baby name Baruch in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1945 5 0 5
1948 5 0 5
1950 6 0 6
1952 12 0 12
1953 5 0 5
1954 7 0 7
1955 5 0 5
1956 11 0 11
1957 9 0 9
1958 5 0 5
1959 12 0 12
1960 5 0 5
1961 11 0 11
1962 8 0 8
1963 9 0 9
1964 5 0 5
1965 5 0 5
1966 7 0 7
1967 9 0 9
1968 8 0 8
1969 11 0 11
1970 5 0 5
1972 7 0 7
1973 13 0 13
1974 11 0 11
1975 14 0 14
1976 14 0 14
1977 14 0 14
1978 16 0 16
1979 16 0 16
1980 26 0 26
1981 12 0 12
1982 18 0 18
1983 23 0 23
1984 17 0 17
1985 21 0 21
1986 17 0 17
1987 28 0 28
1988 28 0 28
1989 23 0 23
1990 28 0 28
1991 35 0 35
1992 20 0 20
1993 22 0 22
1994 27 0 27
1995 31 0 31
1996 25 0 25
1997 23 0 23
1998 36 0 36
1999 41 0 41
2000 33 0 33
2001 32 0 32
2002 23 0 23
2003 28 0 28
2004 34 0 34
2005 42 0 42
2006 29 0 29
2007 45 0 45
2008 26 0 26
2009 35 0 35
2010 55 0 55
2011 45 0 45
2012 41 0 41
2013 48 0 48
2014 51 0 51
2015 47 0 47
2016 46 0 46
2017 40 0 40

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Baruch U.S.
  White 82.39% 64.26%
  African American 1.11% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.65% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 15.20% 16.26%

Of Last Name Baruch

People with the last name Baruch are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Baruch

  • How Popular is the name Baruch? Baruch is the 8,237th most popular name of all time. As a last name Baruch was the 23,532nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Baruch have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,471 babies born with the first name Baruch in the United States. That's more than enough people named Baruch to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Baruch? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1945 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Baruch first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Baruch is Monday, January 28th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Baruch born? The highest recorded use of the first name Baruch was in 2010 with a total of 55 babies.
  • Random Baruch Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Baruch is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 14 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Baruch: Your name in reverse order is Hcurab. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rcubha. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Baruch? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,079 people with the last name Baruch.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Baruch? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Baruch as their last name since less than 1 person in 270k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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