Saul Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Saul:
Derived from the Hebrew shā'ūl (asked for, asked of God). The name is borne in the Bible by a Hebrew judge and prophet who annointed Saul as the first king of Israel.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Saul Bellow, Canadian author who won the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Saul Perlmutter, American astrophysicist and 2011 winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics.
Saul Rubinek, Canadian actor.
Saul Hudson aka "Slash", British-American guitarist.
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Saul Goodman, lawyer character on TV series Breaking Bad
Saul Holden, character on tv drama Brothers & Sisters
Saul Tigh, character on TV series Battlestar Galactica
Saul, disabled adopted brother of the title character in the Hetty Feather novels by Jacqueline Wilson.