Saul meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Hebrew and Latin
Usage: German, English, Hungarian, Faroese, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Meaning: Requested and Asked for Or Prayed For
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Durable and Widespread Saul is used in Hungarian, German, Norwegian, English, Faroese, Swedish, Finnish and Danish is a unisex name, Saul means "Weak or Asked for Or Prayed For" came from Hebrew and Latin. Saul is celebrated on June 29th.

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Names that rhyme with Saul

Popularity of Saul

Saul was a popular name in United States. Over 39646 babies have been given the moniker in 148 years. When at its peak in 1997, it ranked 270th when 1120 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 148 years but still performing better than most of the names. Additionally, the given name has been in the top 500 baby names a whooping 77 times Also, Saul is a popular name in Spain given to over 8349 babies in 15 years. Presently peaking at the charts, it ranked 42nd when 954 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. Moreover, the name has been to the top 50 baby names 2 times

Saul was a common name in England and Wales. Over 1730 babies have been named Saul since 1996. At its zenith in 2000,. However after 23 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Saul is a familiar baby name in France, it has been in use since 1963 and was able to reach the top 600 names. Recently in 2018, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 593 on boy names chart when 80 babies were named Saul. Over 531 babies in France have been named Saul.

Saul is an uncommon baby name in still in use in Belgium. However things change on global perspective, Saul is extremely popular in Mexico where every 1 in 900 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Colombia, Peru, El Salvador, Venezuela, Honduras, Argentina, Guatemala, Uganda, Israel, Brazil, Bolivia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Indonesia and Ecuador. According to our estimate, at least 420000 people have been bestowed Saul around the globe.

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Here's what numbers has to say about Saul

You know you have the power to realize your dreams and build your ideal life. You take things too personally and it's affecting your mental health in a negative way. You are all about adventure and travel. You always act like everything's just great. You remind people that life is for you to live it, and not survive, something many do these days. You love to change and can't stand constancy and monotony.

Other names similar to Saul

  •  Lonny - Origin of Trendy Lonny is in Irish, German and Gaelic languages is used as a unisex name and is primarily used in Finnish, English and Danish, meaning of Lonny is "Lion Strength, Ready for Battle or Noble or Fast"
  •  Benino - Outlandish Benino came from Latin bestowed upon boys, meaning of Benino is "The Blessed". Benino is resulted from Benito.
  •  Esparanza - Unorthodox Esparanza came from Latin is used as a girl name, meaning of Esparanza is "Sperans Which Means Hope, Sperare and Hope". Esparanza is resulted from Esperanza.
  •  Agayt means The Agate Stone has its origin in Latin is aimed at girls. Agayt is derivative of Agate.
  •  Diletta came from Latin language is used as a baby girl name and is majorly used in Italian, meaning of Diletta is "Diligo"
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Namesakes of Saul

    Saul Lieberman, Israeli rabbi and a scholar of Talmud
  • Saul Miller, (January 20, 1917
  • Saul Shapiro, New York City franchisee of Fibrenew doing business as Fibrenew Manhattan Central
  • Saul Newman, British political theorist and central post-anarchist thinker
  • Saul Weprin, American attorney and politician
  • Saul Patu, retired professional American football player, National Football League, Arena Football League, defensive end/linebacker for the Colorado Crush
  • Saul Adelman, astronomer at The Citadel's Physics Department
  • Saul Goodman, timpanist in the New York Philharmonic orchestra
  • Saul Kent, life extension activist
  • Saul Amarel, was professor of computer science at Rutgers University
  • Saul ben Anan, Karaite Jewish leader of the eighth century CE. He was the son and successor of Anan ben David
  • Saul Andrew Blinkoff, American film director
  • Saul Levmore, William B. Graham Distinguished Service Professor of Law
  • Saul J. Turell, producer and maker of documentaries
  • Saul Metzstein, Scottish film director
  • Saul Fenster, president of New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • Saul Wade, English first-class cricketer
  • Saul Berman, American scholar and Modern Orthodox rabbi
  • Saul Isaac Kaempf, Austrian rabbi and Orientalist
  • Saul Bihari,
  • Saul Rosenzweig, American psychologist and therapist
  • Saul Kripke, American philosopher and logician
  • Saul Perlmutter, U.S. astrophysicist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a professor of physics at the University of California
  • Saul Teukolsky, theoretical astrophysicist and a professor of Physics and Astronomy at Caltech and Cornell University
  • Saul Krugman, U.S. award-winning pediatrician whose studies of hepatitis
  • Saul Adler, Israeli expert on parasitology
  • Saul V. Levine, Canadian psychiatrist and author
  • Saul Griffith, Australian American inventor
  • Saul Bellow, Canadian-American writer
  • Saul Alinsky, American community organizer and writer
  • Saul Cherniack, Canadian lawyer and politician
  • Saul Laskin, Canadian politician
  • Saul Zaentz, American film producer and record company executive
  • Saul Bass, American graphic designer and Academy Award-winning filmmaker
  • Saul Chaplin, American composer and musical director
  • Saul Williams, American rapper, singer-songwriter, musician
  • Saul Steinberg, Romanian American cartoonist and illustrator, best
  • Saul Rubinek, German-born Canadian character actor, director
  • Saul Rae, Canadian diplomat during the Pearsonian era of Canadian foreign policy
  • Saul Landau, American journalist, filmmaker and commentator
  • Saul Wahl, wealthy and politically influential Polish Jew
  • Saul Weigopwa, Nigerian athlete, who specializes in the 400 m
  • Saul Deeney, Irish former professional footballer
  • Saul Akkemay, Belgian-born freelance publicist and columnist
  • Saul Friedländer, Israeli/American historian and currently a professor emeritus of history at UCLA
  • Saul Tigh, fictional character on 'Battlestar Galactica' played by Michael Hogan
  • Saul Anuzis, Republican Party politician
  • Saul Friedman, American political journalist and educator
  • Saul Levi Morteira, Dutch rabbi of Portuguese descent
  • Saul Raisin, American former professional road bicycle racer with UCI ProTeam Crédit Agricole
  • Saul Rogovin, American professional baseball player
  • Saul Malatrasi, former Italian football player and coach
  • Saul Swimmer, American documentary film director and producer best
  • Saul Phillips, American college basketball head coach for the Ohio Bobcats
  • Saul Holden, fictional character on the ABC television series 'Brothers & Sisters'
  • Saul Dibb, English director and screenwriter
  • Saul, first king of the Kingdom of Israel and Judah

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