Saul is a Hebrew name that is derived from Sha'ul. The name is generally understood to mean "asked for" or "prayed for." This name is prominent in the Bible, as Saul was the first king of Israel and the Hebrew name of the apostle Paul.
Similar Names: Shaul, Sol
Famous Saul Names: Saul Bellow (writer), Saul Steinberg (cartoonist and illustrator)
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