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Gender: Male Meaning of Barak: "lightning" Origin of Barak: Hebrew

The name Barak is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "lightning". Barak and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Release the 20 T.I.G.E.R.S. -- the anti-elimination game! (BOYS)".

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An Old Testament warrior whose name still sounds tough.

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Famous People Named Barak

Barak, Biblical ruler and Judge of Ancient Israel
Barak Tame Sopé, Prime Minister of Vanuatu
Barak Badash, Israeli footballer
Barak Yitzhaki, Israeli footballer
Barak Bakhar, Israeli footballer
Barak Moshe, Israeli footballer
Barak Norman, English musical instrument maker
Barak Longmate, English genealogist and engraver
Ehud Barak, prime minister of Israel

Pop Culture References for the name Barak

Barak, character in the Tal Am Hebrew learning program