Baruch Origin and Meaning

The name Baruch is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "blessed".

Think of this as the Hebrew equivalent of Benedict or Benito; best for observant Jews.

Famous People Named Baruch

  • BaruchJeremiah's scribe (Jeremiah 36:4)
  • Baruchrepairer of Jerusalem's walls (Nehemiah 3:20)
  • Baruch SpinozaDutch philosopher
  • Baruch Samuel "Barry" BlumbergAmerican physician and winner of the Nobel Prize
  • Baruch Yehudah ShemtovAmerican TV journalist
  • Baruch Meir MarzelIsraeli politician