What does Raul mean?
Raul has 1 variant: Raoul.Creative forms:
(male) Radul, Rauel, ..
(female) Rala, Raulla, .. Middle name pairings:
Raul Frank (R.F.), ..
How 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)
Raul was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its apex position of #199 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is at #442 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related boy names. Ralph (#1075 from recent data), Rafe (#1811), Rolf and Raoul are the popular varying forms of Raul (#442 from recent data) appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Raul was at its highest during the years 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.8%) and has become significantly reduced since (adoption 0.1%, 93.8% less), with the version Ralph becoming somewhat outmoded.
Raul is alike in pronunciation to Reuel, Rolle, Royal▲, Royall, Royle and Ruel. Other suggested similar names are Gamul (see Gamal), Jul, Paul▼, Poul, Rab, Rabi, Rad, Radd, Radly, Rae, Rafa, Rafal, Rafel, Rafi, Rahm, Rai, Rain, Raj, Raja, Ram, Rama, Rami, Ramy, Rand, Randl (see Randall), Rane, Ras, Ravel, Ravi, Rawly, Ray▼, Raye, Ruy, Ryu, Ryun, Ryuu, Saul and Shaul. These names tend to be less commonly used than Raul.