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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 "Picky Parents BNG".

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

Raul Julia, actor
Raul Castro, Cuban politician
Raul Eduardo Esparza, American actor, ADA on "Law and Order: SVU"
Raul Bobadilla, Paraguayan professional footballer
Raul Garcia, Spanish professional footballer
Raul Albiol Tortajada, Spanish professional footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Raul

Raul Tejada, a character in "Fallout: New Vegas"
King Raul, character on TV's "Elena of Avalor"