Saul (given name)

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Pronunciation /ˈsɔːl/
Spanish: [saˈul]
Gender Male
Word/name Hebrew
Meaning Question
Region of origin Ancient Israel
Other names
Related names Shaul, Saulo

Saul is a masculine given name of Hebrew origin (Shaul), meaning "ask/question".

People named Saul include:

  • Saul Adadi (1850-1918), Sephardic Hakham and rosh yeshiva in the Tripoli Jewish community
  • Saul Alinsky (1909-1972), American liberal political activist
  • Saúl Álvarez (born 1990), Mexican professional boxer, WBC middleweight champion
  • Saúl Armendáriz (born 1970), Mexican professional wrestler under the ring name Cassandro
  • Saul Bass (1920-1996), film graphic designer
  • Saul Bellow (1915-2005), Canadian author and recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature and the Pulitzer Prize
  • Saúl Berjón (born 1986), Spanish footballer known as Saúl
  • Saul Chaplin (1912–1997), American composer and musical director, three-time Oscar winner
  • Saúl Craviotto (born 1984), Spanish sprint canoer, Olympic and world champion
  • Saul Dubow, South African historian and academic
  • Saúl Fernández García (born 1985), Spanish footballer
  • Slash (musician), British-American musician Saul Hudson, ex-guitarist of Guns N' Roses
  • Saul Katz (born 1939), President of the New York Mets Major League Baseball team
  • Saul Kripke (born 1940), American philosopher and logician
  • Saul Landau (1936-2013), American scholar, author, commentator and filmmaker
  • Saul Leiter (1923-2013), American photographer, early user of color photography in fine art
  • Saul Milton, British musician, member of Chase & Status
  • Saul Levi Morteira (c. 1596-1660), Dutch rabbi
  • Saúl Ñíguez (born 1994), Spanish footballer playing for Atlético Madrid
  • Saúl Ongaro, Argentine footballer from the 1930s to the 1950s
  • Saúl Phillips (born 1984), Costa Rican footballer
  • Saul Phillips (basketball) (born 1972), American college basketball head coach and former player
  • Saul Raisin (born 1983), professional road bicycle racer
  • Saul Rogovin (1923-1995), American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Saul Rubinek (born 1948), German-born Canadian actor and director
  • Saul Shapiro, American known for public policy development on digital broadcast
  • Saul Steinberg (1914-1999), Romanian-born American cartoonist and illustrator
  • Saul Steinberg (businessman) (1939-2012), American businessman and financier
  • Saúl Suárez, Colombian football manager in the 1990s
  • Saul Teukolsky (born 1947), South African theoretical astrophysicist and professor
  • Saul Winstein (1912-1969), Canadian chemist
  • Saul Williams (born 1972), American rapper, poet, actor and musician
  • Saul Zaentz (1921-2014), American film producer and owner of Fantasy Records

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