Origin of the name BARKU.
Etymology of the name BARKU.
Meaning of the baby name BARKU.
epithet belonging to the Babylonian storm-god Ramman,
meaning "the lightning."
... Ramman absorbed one after
the other all these genii of tempest and contention, and out of their
combined characters his own personality of a hundred diverse aspects was
built up. He was endowed with the capricious and changing
disposition of the element incarnate in him, and passed from tears to
laughter, from anger to calm, with a promptitude which made him one of
the most disconcerting deities. The tempest was his favourite rôle.
Sometimes he would burst suddenly on the heavens at the head of a troop
of savage subordinates, whose chiefs were known as Matu, the squall, and
Barku, the lightning; sometimes these were only the various
manifestations of his own nature, and it was he himself who was called
Matu and Barku... (The Dawn
of Civilization: Egypt and Chaldaea, Maspero, 1894).