Name Saul Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Saul


Saul is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Saul?

The biblical name Saul derived from the Hebrew name Sha’ul (שָׁאוּל). In the Old Testament, he was the first king of Israel.

What does the name Saul mean?

Saul means “prayed for” or “asked for” (from Hebrew “sha’ál/שָׁאַל” = to ask/to pray for).

Pronunciation of Saul

Variants of the name Saul


Popularity of the name Saul

The name Saul is ranked #7110 overall.

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