Raul - boys name

Raul name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 85%

Raul name meaning:

The name Raul is of Spanish origin and holds multiple meanings across different cultures. In Spanish, Raul is derived from the Germanic name Radulf, which means "counselor" or "wise wolf." This suggests that individuals with the name Raul are often seen as knowledgeable and possess strong leadership qualities. The name Raul is also associated with bravery, loyalty, and protection, symbolizing the traits of a wolf.

Moreover, the name Raul has historical significance as it has been borne by several notable figures. For instance, Raul Castro was a prominent political figure in Cuba, serving as the country's president from 2008 to 2018. This association adds a sense of strength and influence to the name.

Overall, the name Raul conveys a sense of wisdom, leadership, and courage. It represents someone who is dependable, protective, and possesses strong decision-making abilities.

Origin: French

Form of Ralph. Wolf counselor.

Related names

Ralph , Randall , Raoul, Raul

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Overall UK ranking: 738 out of 4789

46 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Raul

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