Barak

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

Origin and Meaning

1) Latin spelling of the Hebrew name בָּרָק (Barak) meaning 'lightning' [1] [2]

2) Latin spelling of the Arabic name باراك (Barak) meaning 'blessing' [2]

Related Names

Barak
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
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Danish Norwegian Swedish

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Norway: 1710 [1]

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Ytter-Namdalen in Nord-Trøndelag, Sør-Helgeland in Nordland [1]

Bible

Barak is the name of a military commander in the Old Testament in Debora's times

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
2 2 5 10
Denmark Denmark[4]
0 n.a. 6 n.a.
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
0 0 n.a. 3
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Barak.

Sources: [3] [4] [5] [6]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Mike Campbell: Behind the name http://www.behindthename.com
  3. 3.0 3.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi