Raul: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Raul

Raul

Pronunciation: rah-OOL (key)

Origin of the name Raul:

Derived from the Germanic Radulf (wolf counsel), a compound name composed of the elements rād (counsel, advice) and wulf (wolf).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Raoul, Rollo, Ralph

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Nicknames for Raul: | Edit

Ruli and Rah-loo

Meanings and history of the name Raul: | Edit

Portuguese and Spanish forms of Ralph, meaning "wolf counsel"

Famous real-life people named Raul: | Edit

Raul Julia (born Raúl Rafael Juliá y Arcelay), Puerto-Rican actor
Raul Velasco, TV host
Raul Ramirez, Mexican tennis player
Raúl González, Spanish soccer player
Raul Seixas, Brazilian singer–songwriter

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Eating Raul -- movie, a great dark comedy

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