Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Baruch m. Hebrew בָּרוּךְ 'blessed'.

The name of a number minor Biblical characters, one of whom was credited with authoring the deuterocanonical Book of Baruch. Wycliffite Bible (1395): Baruch.

This name came into use amongst the Protestants in the second half of the 16th century.

France
Middle French
1565 Baruch RegPCC-1 p. 165
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Baruch". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Baruch.