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Raul Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Raul is of French origin.

The meaning of Raul is "wise counselor".  

It is also of Italian and Spanish origin, where its meaning is "wise wolf".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 423 in baby name popularity for boys with 720 occurrences.    Less than 5 girls were given the name. 

View the Raul Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Raul has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Raul to other names.


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Related Names

Raul is a form of the name Ralph.

Other Tidbits

Raul falls into the animal name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Raul Julia.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Raul in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Raul.

Just for fun, see the name Raul in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Raul in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

French names have similar origins to those of other old-world European nations. They are often derivations of place names or trade names, or have their basis in history, mythology, religion or nature. They may also be created names.

The popularity of hyphenated names is a unique feature of French given names. For example Paul-Henri or Anne-Marie. A hyphenated name is considered a single unit first name, not separate first and middle names. Hyphenated names may be of the same or different genders. The first part of the name will always indicate the holder's gender.

Masculine names may be made feminine with the addition of -e, -ette, or -ine as suffixes.