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Saul Meaning


What does Saul mean?

The name Saul is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Saul is "asked for, prayed for".

Saul is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Sa-al.

The Given Name Saul

Saul is a form of Saule. See Saule for further details.

Saul is a bold and delightful name.

This great little boy name has a natural cheerfullness.

Saul remains a favorite due to its fearless and memorable nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Saul 'Slash' Hudson, and Saul Bellow.

Saul Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 528 in baby name popularity for boys with 533 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 483 in baby name popularity for boys with 604 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Saul sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Saul Name Popularity Page.

Saul Related Names

Saul is a form of Saule.

The name Sauli is a form of Saul.

Famous Sauls

  • Saul ~ Judean King (c. 1049-c. 1007 BCE), Biblical Character (1 Chr. 6:24, 1 Sam. 9:2, Gen. 36:37, Gen. 46:10)
  • Saul 'Slash' Hudson ~ Rock Musician
  • Saul Bellow ~ Nobel Prize for Literature 1976, Writer
  • Saul Perlmutter ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 2011

Saul Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Saul.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Saul Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Saul.

Just for fun, see the name Saul 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 Saul in Nautical Flags page.