Boy name origins & meanings
- Hebrew : Blessed
Boy name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- Jewish : from the Hebrew male personal name Baruch meaning ‘blessed’, ‘fortunate’. This was borne by a disciple of Jeremiah, the supposed author of one of the books of the Apocrypha.
- Simon Baruch (1840–1921), physician, came from Schwersen, Germany. He received medical training in SC, served as a surgeon in the Civil War, and settled in New York City in 1881.