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Actually I'm Spanish and my name is Raúl. For some people it is very hard to pronounce because the sound of "r" in Spanish is hard. Also Spanish words finished on "l" are weird, but the name is very beautiful! I didn't know there was an English version, thanks you so much!
Raul04  10/13/2017
Raúl Entrerríos Rodríguez is a Spanish handball player for FC Barcelona and the Spanish national team. He participated at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing as a member of the Spain national handball team. The team won a bronze medal, defeating Croatia.
cutenose  1/29/2017
Raúl González Blanco, known as Raúl, is a retired Spanish footballer who played as a striker. Raúl is considered one of the most important players in the history of Real Madrid, and regarded as one of the greatest Spanish players of all time.
cutenose  1/28/2017
It seems to me like Raul is the Spanish form of the Hebrew name Reuel, which means "Friend of God" (from the elements Reu--friend, and El--God). At least, it sounds closer to the Hebrew linguistically than it does to whatever those other names were, Ralph and stuff.

Plus I like the Hebrew name and meaning better, so I like to think that the Spanish name would be associated with that meaning. That and the fact that Spanish names are heavily influenced by Biblical names (for example, Sudi, Jesus, Usai, etc.)
Atarah Derek  7/9/2009
Raúl Castro is the current leader of Cuba and the brother of Fidel Castro.
Grimscarlett  4/17/2009
Raul is a famous football player who plays for Real Madrid and Spain.
― Anonymous User  6/10/2007

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