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Top Names That Mean Prayed

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SaulHeart

  • Origin:

    Hebrew
  • Meaning:

    "prayed for"
  • Description:

    Jewish parents in particular may be drawn to this quiet, composed name of the first king of Israel and the name of Saint Paul before his conversion. In modern times, it has been associated with Nobel Prize-winning novelist Saul Bellow. Its meaning makes it appropriate for a long-awaited child.

    Saul is a character in a John Dryden poem, and heard in the Handel oratorio, "Saul."

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