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Shaul is a common Hebrew name, the English name being Saul.
-- tcm  1/19/2005
Saul Bass was a graphic designer, best known for his design on motion picture title sequences.
-- Anonymous User  12/29/2005
It would be less controversial to say that "Paul of Tarsis was known as Saul before he became a Christian."
-- nick_cool  5/1/2006
Pronounced shah-ool.
-- Miss Claire  7/29/2006
I have also seen Saul pronounced as rhyming with Paul.
-- Anonymous User  10/1/2006
Great name for a boy and I also like the meaning of it.
-- Anonymous User  10/1/2006
Saul Bellow (June 11, 1915 - April 5, 2005), was an acclaimed Canadian-born American writer. He won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1976 and the National Medal of Arts in 1988 .

Bellow is best known for writing novels that investigate isolation, spiritual dissociation, and the possibilities of human awakening, echoing his Jewish heritage. While on a Guggenheim fellowship in Paris, he wrote most of his best-known novel, The Adventures of Augie March.
-- sweetbabe  12/17/2006
This is the name of a person in the Bible, who later became saved and became known as Paul. Personally I wouldn't name my child this, because of the things Saul did in the Bible would seem like I agreed with him, which I don't.
-- x3ThatGurlAmberx3  3/25/2007
I think Saul is a beautifully strong name and the meanings, prayed for, asked for, sound perfect for an adopted child!
-- kayfi  6/22/2007
I think Saul is a very strong name. It would be great for an adopted child!
-- Anonymous User  8/29/2007
Saul Hudson is the real name of guitarist 'Slash' of Guns n Roses.
-- visitor27  5/5/2008
Saul of the Molemen is (or was) a show on Adult Swim.
-- Evil  8/3/2008
Much better than the overly-popular Paul.
-- Dawson  10/2/2010
I completely disagree with the above statement. Paul, in my opinion, is not "overly popular" at all. In fact, I've never met anyone named Paul. And it's currently ranked #186 in the US, which isn't very popular at all, considering its probably getting trumped by all these modern, faddish names. But anyways... I prefer Paul to Saul. Saul to me only fits an old man, while Paul is classic and timeless.
-- Anonymous User  4/28/2013
"Talut" is the Arabic form of Saul.
-- Lee Augustus  1/18/2014
Saul Sheepdog, a character in Tiny Toon Adventures.
-- Anonymous User  7/19/2014
Saul Silver is a character in the comedy film 'Pineapple Express', and he is portrayed by James Franco.
-- NamesInterestMe  11/7/2014
Who could forget Saul Goodman?
-- callofgaming  3/4/2015
I adore the name Saul. It's a nice, respectable, masculine, religious name and I love the history this name has. Shame it's so underrated. :(
-- Anonymous User  3/29/2015
Saul is a great name with no diminutives. It would fit anyone.
-- Eileen1209864  7/2/2016

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