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Gender: Male Meaning of Raul: "wolf counsel" Origin of Raul: Spanish variation of Ralph Raul's Popularity in 2017: #518

The name Raul is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "wolf counsel". Raul is ranked #518 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Baby Names with Animal Meanings and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

From the experts:

Raul and French brother Raoul are much more appealing than flat-footed daddy Ralph. Puerto Rican actor Raul Julia, who starred in the Addams Family movies, brought fame to the name before his death in 1994.

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Famous People Named Raul

Raúl Modesto Castro, 16th President of Cuba
Raúl Rafael Juliá, Puerto Rican actor
Raul Eduardo Esparza, American actor
Raul Ruiz, US Congressman from California
Raul Khajimba, 4th President of Abkhazia, Georgia
Raul Hilberg, Austrian-American Holocaust scholar
Raul Andrei Rusescu, Romanian footballer
Raul Santos Seixas, Brazilian rock singer-songwriter
Raul de Mesquita Boesel, Brazilian racing driver
Raul José Trindade Meireles, Portuguese footballer
Raul Bobadilla, Paraguayan professional footballer
Raul Garcia, Spanish professional footballer
Raul Albiol Tortajada, Spanish professional footballer
Raul Sagarbarria Roco, Filipino politician
Raul Edvanio Brito Rodrigues Correia, Angolan-Portuguese footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Raul

Raul Tejada, a character in video game "Fallout: New Vegas"
Raul, the king on TV's "Elena of Avalor"