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Name Saul

Meaning:the asked for, the prayed forTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:German, English
US 2015 rank:#493     ... 492:Ryland, 493:Ahmed, 494:Saul, 495:Sterling, 496:Dennis ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Saúl, Paul, Raul, Raúl     Details
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About Saul, the group of names with the same origin as Saul

Meaning/translation:the asked for, the prayed for
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin:in the Old Testament Saul is the first king of Israel (around 1000 BC)
 in the New Testament Saul is the original name of Saint Paul, the apostle
Words:sha'al = to ask, to ask for  Hebrew
Topics:New Testament, Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:77:Saúl Spain 2009,  270:Saul USA 1997
Name variants:Saul, Saúl, Sha'ul   Sortable list   Details
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USA decadesGraph1990-1999 3571980-1989 395
USA yearlyGraph2015 493,  2014 447,  2013 438,  2012 414,  2011 395,  2010 376,  2009 356,  2008 329,  2007 308,  2006 298,  2005 295,  2004 289,  2003 291,  2002 289,  2001 278,  2000 286,  1999 318,  1998 307,  1997 2701996 305,  1995 343,  1994 389,  1993 398