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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1904 8 0 8
1906 9 0 9
1908 8 0 8
1909 10 0 10
1910 16 0 16
1911 18 0 18
1912 29 0 29
1913 53 0 53
1914 51 0 51
1915 88 0 88
1916 82 0 82
1917 93 0 93
1918 101 0 101
1919 109 0 109
1920 179 0 179
1921 196 0 196
1922 202 0 202
1923 217 0 217
1924 307 0 307
1925 282 0 282
1926 306 0 306
1927 361 0 361
1928 375 0 375
1929 429 7 422
1930 413 5 408
1931 362 0 362
1932 341 0 341
1933 328 8 320
1934 321 9 312
1935 324 0 324
1936 287 5 282
1937 264 0 264
1938 308 5 303
1939 327 5 322
1940 303 0 303
1941 295 5 290
1942 344 0 344
1943 371 0 371
1944 398 5 393
1945 487 0 487
1946 486 5 481
1947 576 5 571
1948 618 0 618
1949 645 0 645
1950 651 5 646
1951 707 5 702
1952 721 5 716
1953 742 8 734
1954 785 5 780
1955 805 12 793
1956 820 7 813
1957 845 0 845
1958 868 5 863
1959 852 7 845
1960 908 5 903
1961 884 5 879
1962 824 7 817
1963 859 8 851
1964 838 0 838
1965 804 10 794
1966 848 6 842
1967 867 15 852
1968 895 9 886
1969 844 0 844
1970 1,048 12 1,036
1971 1,125 9 1,116
1972 1,059 7 1,052
1973 966 7 959
1974 1,076 12 1,064
1975 1,048 11 1,037
1976 1,119 8 1,111
1977 1,025 10 1,015
1978 1,045 8 1,037
1979 1,116 0 1,116
1980 1,297 12 1,285
1981 1,326 7 1,319
1982 1,229 10 1,219
1983 1,155 14 1,141
1984 1,119 13 1,106
1985 1,117 11 1,106
1986 1,179 15 1,164
1987 1,192 12 1,180
1988 1,246 12 1,234
1989 1,369 10 1,359
1990 1,473 14 1,459
1991 1,458 0 1,458
1992 1,500 12 1,488
1993 1,508 14 1,494
1994 1,457 5 1,452
1995 1,521 9 1,512
1996 1,498 6 1,492
1997 1,410 6 1,404
1998 1,373 0 1,373
1999 1,474 5 1,469
2000 1,517 0 1,517
2001 1,439 0 1,439
2002 1,406 0 1,406
2003 1,406 6 1,400
2004 1,386 5 1,381
2005 1,340 8 1,332
2006 1,353 0 1,353
2007 1,387 0 1,387
2008 1,184 5 1,179
2009 1,015 0 1,015
2010 925 0 925
2011 834 0 834
2012 721 0 721
2013 720 0 720
2014 724 0 724
2015 687 0 687

Want to know about the popularity of the Raul baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 83,266 babies born with the name Raul in the United States. That's more than enough Rauls to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1904 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Raul" was in 2000 with a total of 1,517 babies. (That's a lot of baby Rauls)

According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Raul" ranks #74 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, 398 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1981. Across the entire United States a total of 1,326 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Raul" mean? The list below shows the origins of Raul as well as things modernly associated with the name Raul such as celebrities named Raul.

Origin and Meaning of Raul

The name "Raul" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Wolf Counsel". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Raul Gonzalez

Raul was born in 1977.

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Raul Mondesi

Raul Mondesi is a MLB player. Raul was born in 1971 in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic.

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Raul Ibanez

Raul Ibanez is a MLB player. Raul was born in 1972 in New York City, New York.

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Raul Bravo

Raul Bravo is a football biography. Raul was born in 1981 in Gandia, Spain.

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Raúl Sandoval

Raúl was born in 1979.

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Raúl Magaña

Raúl Magaña is a football biography. Raúl was born in 1966 in Santa Ana, El Salvador.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Raul

Raul Castro
Raul Esparza
Raul Jimenez
Raul Ruiz
Raul Grijalva
Raul Julia
Raul Labrador
Raul Midon

Alternative Meanings

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

A is for activities, for you have many.

U is for useful, always to others.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Your name in reverse order is "Luar". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aurl". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Raul born Dec 12, 1944

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Burma approximately on 1550. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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