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Gender: M Pronunciation: rah-ool Meaning of Raoul: "wolf-counsel" Origin of Raoul: French variation of Ralph

Raoul, with its unique three-vowel middle, rolls off the tongue in an appealing way.

French painter Raoul Dufy is a worthy artistic namesake. Raul is the Spanish form.

Famous People Named Raoul

Raoul Wallenberg, Swedish businessman who rescued thousands of Jews from the Holocaust
Raoul Moat, murderer from Northern England killed himself after week long manhunt (2010)

Pop Culture References for the name Raoul

Raoul - Christine's lover in The Phantom of the Opera
Raoul Duke - Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Raoul of Goldenlake, knight character in Tamora Pierce's Tortall novels

Raol, Reuel, Rowl, Roul

Raoul's International Variations

Raul (Spanish)