Popularity:1138
Origin:Hebrew
Meaning:prayed for
Saul is a boy's name of Hebrew origin that means "prayed for." In the Hebrew Bible, Saul was the first king of Israel. The apostle Paul was also known as Saul in early religious texts. While traditionally a biblical name, Saul offers lots of appeal to secular families too. Television fans may associate the name with the fictional character Saul Goodman, a hapless lawyer in the Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul series. If your prayers have been answered with baby's arrival or you love the simplicity of this old-school name, Saul is an excellent choice for baby.

Famous People Named Saul

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  • Saul Bellow
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