...Been thinking - We've all been calculating his name as Barak with a 'Kof' = 100 - as in the Hebrew word for lightning - Barak. However, if his name is sourced in Arabic, it's much more likely that the name really is spelled with a 'Kaf' = 20 - as in Arabic (Hebrew counterpart of Beracha, blessing).
Maybe we all need look into the Gematriot again and see what comes up...
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