baruch boy

First name origin & meaning:

Hebrew: Blessed

First name variations: Boruch

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
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