Raul

Raul - A very unique male name



  Jan 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Raul, meaning wolf counsel, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #511. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Raul and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Raul? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Raul. The baby boy name Raul was given to 684 baby boys in 2012, ranking #402 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,399 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Raul peaked in popularity 36 years ago in 1981 on position 192.



Famous with this name

Raúl Juliá
Raúl Monge
Raul Garcia


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Raul is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Raul is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #188 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,014.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Raul is where you live.


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Raul origin and meaning

Raul is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means wolf counsel. To see famous people named Raul, pop culture references for the name Raul and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Raul

We've found the following names that sound similar to Raul, sorted by popularity.

Riley / Royal / Roel / Rylee / Reilly / Rahul / Ryley / Raoul / Rollie / Reyli /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012402
2011360
2010338
2009314
2008287
2007251
2006255
2005248
2004241
2003240
2002241
2001239
2000224
1999228
1998232
1997218
1996211
1995203
1994201
1993205
1992210
1991215
1990215
1989211
1988215
1987212
1986210
1985219
1984211
1983208
1982202
1981192
1980195
1979212
1978213
1977217
1976202
1975209
1974210
1973224
1972214
1971210
1970229
1969249
1968243
1967240
1966253
1965261
1964265
1963265
1962271
1961268
1960268
1959276
1958265
1957258
1956253
1955248
1954255
1953255
1952255
1951252
1950253
1949252
1948259
1947286
1946289
1945260
1944293
1943312
1942320
1941325
1940307
1939303
1938302
1937315
1936305
1935295
1934298
1933286
1932287
1931284
1930272
1929266
1928281
1927295
1926323
1925331
1924324
1923387
1922399
1921419
1920423
1919517
1918547
1917551
1916543
1915517
1914623
1913465
1912550
1911466
1910511

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas188
California241
Arizona322
Colorado326
Oklahoma332
New Mexico366
Illinois407
Florida427
Washington446
Kansas500
Nevada509
Wisconsin528
Oregon531
North Carolina531
Arkansas548
Georgia549
New York574
Maryland584
New Jersey625
Utah627
Massachusetts739
Virginia816
Pennsylvania830
Tennessee992
Ohio1014

Even more about Raul


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Raul a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Raul?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1981
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Raul
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,399
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +684

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