The name Baraka is a girl's name of Swahili, African, Kiswahili origin meaning "blessings". Baraka and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Blessed and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".
From the experts:
Its resonant rhythm and positive connotations have led to some popularity with African-American parents, though it tends to have a masculine feel, particularly considering the rise of a certain Barack.