Saul

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Hebrew שָׁאוּל (sha'ul) = 'asked for' or 'prayed for' [1] [2]

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Salu
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Saule
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Sauli
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Saulo
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Sami

See also Saulius (Lithuanian)

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Saulsson Faroe Islands

Female

Saulsdóttir Faroe Islands

Cognates

Aramaic: Silas

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Saul
Genitive: Sauls
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Saul
Accusative: Saul
Dative: Sauli
Genitive: Sauls
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Saul
Genitive: Saulin
Partitive: Saulia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Saul
Genitive: Sauls
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Saul
Genitive: Sauls

Name Day

Finland Finland

27 March

Further Information

Bible

  • Saul was the name of the first king of Israel and the original name of Saint Paulus

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Finland Finland[3]
n.a.
424 0 0
n.a.
424
Sweden Sweden[4]
68 156 0 0 68 156
Norway Norway[5]
22
n.a.
0
n.a.
22
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[6]
13
n.a.
0
n.a.
13
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[7]
2 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Saul.


References

  1. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  2. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  4. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/