Baruch \b(a)-ru-ch\ as a boy's name is pronounced BAR-ook. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Baruch is "blessed". Biblical: one Baruch was Jeremiah's scribe-secretary. Many languages have a form of this name: in English, Benedict; in Italian, Benedetto; in French, Benoit; in Spanish, Benito. American philanthropist Bernard Baruch.