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pinWhat does Raul mean?

Raul /raul/ as a boys' name is pronounced rah-OOL. It is of Spanish origin. Variant of Ralph. Raoul is a French form. Actor Raul Julia.


Raul has 1 variant: Raoul.

Raul has 6 more related forms via Ralph, Raoul: Rafe, Raff, Ralf, Rolf, Roul and Rowl.

Kreatif forms: Raulley, Raulru, Ruraul. [more]

pinHow popular is Raul?

Raul is a very popular first name for men (#211 out of 1220, Top 17%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#42437 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Raul for boys. Raul was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its apex position of #195 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, and is at #423 presently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Raul name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Raul outside U.S.

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Raul and affiliated names. Rolf, Raoul and Ralph are the popular varying forms of Raul (#423 from recent data) appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these forms of Raul was at its highest during the years 1950-1959 (adoption of 0.45%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.14%, 68.2% less), with the version Ralph becoming somewhat outmoded. Raul is the most trendy birth name in this list.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Raul, Ralph, Raoul, Rolf in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Raul and related baby names outside U.S.

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Raul is alike in pronunciation to Reuel, Rolle, Royal, Royall, Royle and Ruel. Other suggested similar baby names are Gamul, Jul, Paul, Poul, Rab, Rabi, Rad, Radly, Rae, Rafa, Rafal, Rafel, Rafi, Rahm, Rai, Rain, Raj, Raja, Ram, Rama, Rami, Ramy, Rand, Randl, Rane, Ras, Ravel, Ravi, Rawly, Ray, Raye, Ruy, Ryu, Ryun, Ryuu, Saul and Shaul. These names tend to be less commonly used than Raul.