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Raul name meaning

First Name
86k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
299
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Raul mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Raul

User Submitted Origins

Spanish
61%
Mexican
33%
Hebrew
3%
English
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Florida, U.S., the name Raul is of Spanish origin and means "FRIEND OF GOD,. GIFT OF GOD,. WOLF".
  2. According to 2 people from Florida, U.S., the name Raul is of Hebrew origin and means "Friend of God".
  3. A user from Texas, U.S. says the name Raul is of Spanish origin and means "Gift of god".
  4. 3 people from California, U.S. agree the name Raul means "Wolf".
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  1. A male given name from Spanish, an Anglicized form of Spanish Raúl.

Raul was also found in the following language(s): Cebuano, Estonian, and Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Raul

Notable Persons Named Raul

Raúl Castro

Raúl Castro is a First Vice President of Cuba, Second Secretary of the Communist Party, Minister of the Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces, Secretary-General of the Non-Aligned Movement, 18th President of Cuba, First Secretary of the Communist Party, FirstVice President . Raúl was born on June 3rd, 1931 in Birán.

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Raúl

Raúl is a soccer player for the San Cristóbal (Madrid), Atlético Madrid, Real Madrid C.F., Real Madrid C, Real Madrid Castilla, FC Schalke 04, Al Sadd SC, New York Cosmos (2010), Spain national under-18 football team, Spain national under-20 football team, and Spain national under-21 fo. Raúl was born on June 27th, 1977 in Madrid, Spain.

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Raúl Juliá

He has been prominent since 1969. Raúl was given the name Raúl Rafael Juliá y Arcelay on March 9th, 1940 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He passed away on October 24th, 1994.

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Raúl Esparza

Raúl Esparza is an actor, singer, and voice artist. He has had major accomplishments since 1993. Raúl was given the name Raúl Eduardo Esparza on October 24th, 1970 in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.

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Raul Meireles

Raul Meireles is a soccer player for the Fenerbahçe S.K. (football), Boavista F.C., C.D. Aves, FC Porto, Liverpool F.C., Chelsea F.C., Portugal national under-21 football team, and Portugal national football team. Raul was born on March 17th, 1983 in Porto, Portugal.

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Raul Perez Benavidez

Raul Perez Benavidez is a military person. His military service ended in 1976.

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  • Raúl Jiménez
    Soccer Player
  • Raúl Labrador
  • Raúl Albiol
    Soccer Player
  • Raúl Méndez
    Actor
  • Raúl García
    Soccer Player
  • Raúl Grijalva
    Office Holder
  • Raul Malo
    Singer-songwriter
  • Raúl Bravo
    Soccer Player
  • Raul Ruiz
    Office Holder
  • Raúl Mondesí
    Baseball Player
  • Raúl Bobadilla
    Soccer Player
  • Raúl Tamudo
    Soccer Player
  • Raul Rusescu
    Soccer Player
  • Raúl Ibañez
    Baseball Player

Notable Persons With the Last Name Raul

Notable Persons With the Last Name Raul

Raúl

Raúl is a soccer player for the San Cristóbal (Madrid), Atlético Madrid, Real Madrid C.F., Real Madrid C, Real Madrid Castilla, FC Schalke 04, Al Sadd SC, New York Cosmos (2010), Spain national under-18 football team, Spain national under-20 football team, and Spain national under-21 fo. Raúl was born on June 27th, 1977 in Madrid, Spain.

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Sarathi Baba

Sarathi Baba is a guru and spiritual guru. Sarathi was given the name Santosh Raul in Ganjam district.

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Luis Raúl

Luis was given the name Luis Raúl Martínez Rodríguez on March 6th, 1962 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Luis is also known as Martínez Rodríguez and Luis Raúl. He left this life on February 2nd, 2014.

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Sanjay Raul

Sanjay Raul is a cricketer.

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Shubha Raul

Shubha Raul is an ayurveda. Shubha was born in 1967.

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Leonardo Raul

Leonardo Raul is a soccer player for the Venezia F.C., Unione Triestina 2012 S.S.D., A.S. Cittadella, U.S. Vibonese Calcio, Rovigo Calcio, and S.S. Ischia Isolaverde. Leonardo was born on March 3rd, 1985 in Santa Fe, Argentina.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Raul U.S.
  White 46.82% 64.26%
  African American 5.35% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 16.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.67% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.34% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 27.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Raul

People with the last name Raul are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Raul

  • How Popular is the name Raul? Raul is the 727th most popular name of all time. As a last name Raul was the 66,164th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Raul have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 85,611 babies born with the first name Raul in the United States. That's more than enough people named Raul to occupy the territory of Isle of Man (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 84,497 (as of March 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Raul? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1904 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Raul first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Raul is Monday, December 21st, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Raul born? The highest recorded use of the first name Raul was in 2000 with a total of 1,519 babies. That's a lot of babies named Raul!
  • Random Raul Factoid: According to the 1925 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Raul ranks 95th in popularity as a baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 11 babies in New Mexico have the same name in 1925.
  • Weird things about the name Raul: The name spelled backwards is Luar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Laru. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Raul? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 299 people with the last name Raul.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Raul? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Raul as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
  • Raul name meaning

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