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Saul

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 15 0 15
1882 15 0 15
1883 5 0 5
1885 11 0 11
1886 10 0 10
1887 11 0 11
1888 20 0 20
1890 7 0 7
1891 9 0 9
1892 11 0 11
1893 9 0 9
1894 16 0 16
1895 13 0 13
1896 11 0 11
1897 11 0 11
1898 11 0 11
1899 17 0 17
1900 23 0 23
1901 13 0 13
1902 24 0 24
1903 17 0 17
1904 26 0 26
1905 12 0 12
1906 18 0 18
1907 36 0 36
1908 35 0 35
1909 41 0 41
1910 42 0 42
1911 57 0 57
1912 125 0 125
1913 148 0 148
1914 162 0 162
1915 207 0 207
1916 222 0 222
1917 228 0 228
1918 239 0 239
1919 232 0 232
1920 206 0 206
1921 229 0 229
1922 204 0 204
1923 225 0 225
1924 213 0 213
1925 206 0 206
1926 189 0 189
1927 189 0 189
1928 179 0 179
1929 157 0 157
1930 149 0 149
1931 138 0 138
1932 122 0 122
1933 131 0 131
1934 130 0 130
1935 109 0 109
1936 120 0 120
1937 113 0 113
1938 123 0 123
1939 99 0 99
1940 87 0 87
1941 97 0 97
1942 107 0 107
1943 97 0 97
1944 79 0 79
1945 85 0 85
1946 101 0 101
1947 112 0 112
1948 104 0 104
1949 103 0 103
1950 114 0 114
1951 122 0 122
1952 103 0 103
1953 117 0 117
1954 122 0 122
1955 120 0 120
1956 112 0 112
1957 140 0 140
1958 150 0 150
1959 136 0 136
1960 128 0 128
1961 169 0 169
1962 144 0 144
1963 145 0 145
1964 123 0 123
1965 167 0 167
1966 135 0 135
1967 160 0 160
1968 159 0 159
1969 193 0 193
1970 219 0 219
1971 193 0 193
1972 245 0 245
1973 251 0 251
1974 266 0 266
1975 279 0 279
1976 295 0 295
1977 323 0 323
1978 291 0 291
1979 351 0 351
1980 368 5 363
1981 410 0 410
1982 369 7 362
1983 379 0 379
1984 393 6 387
1985 416 7 409
1986 412 0 412
1987 428 0 428
1988 440 5 435
1989 530 8 522
1990 574 7 567
1991 597 5 592
1992 621 5 616
1993 580 0 580
1994 599 0 599
1995 714 0 714
1996 869 0 869
1997 1,051 7 1,044
1998 916 0 916
1999 891 0 891
2000 1,064 6 1,058
2001 1,102 0 1,102
2002 1,028 0 1,028
2003 1,071 0 1,071
2004 1,109 6 1,103
2005 1,112 0 1,112
2006 1,120 0 1,120
2007 1,069 0 1,069
2008 998 0 998
2009 866 0 866
2010 760 0 760
2011 715 0 715
2012 687 0 687
2013 655 0 655
2014 661 0 661
2015 588 0 588

Want to know about the popularity of the Saul baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 37,946 babies born with the name Saul in the United States. That's more than enough Sauls to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 15 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Saul" was in 2006 with a total of 1,120 babies. (That's a lot of baby Sauls)

According to the 1912 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Saul" ranks #98 in popularity as a baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, 63 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1912. Across the entire United States a total of 125 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Saul

The name "Saul" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Borrowed". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Saul Rubinek

Saul Rubinek is an actor, director, producer and playwright with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1968 to present. Saul was born in 1948 in Fohrenwald, Wolfratshausen, Upper Bavaria, Allied-occupied Germany.

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Saúl Lisazo

Saúl Lisazo is an actor. Saúl was born in 1956 as Saul Gustavo Lisazo Oscoidi in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Ron Rifkin

Ron Rifkin is an actor/director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1966 to present. Ron was born in 1939 as Saul M. Rifkin in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Saul

Saul Alinsky
Saul Bellow
Saul Centers
Saul Of Tarsus
Saul Bible
Saul Alvarez
Saul Ewing
Saul Goodman
Saul Williams
Saul Bass

Alternative Meanings

S is for sensible, the practical side.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

U is for unique, your love of life.

L is for life, that you live so well.

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

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Past life for Saul born Nov 13, 1932

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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 Ontario approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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