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Name Raoul - Meaning and origin

Name Raoul - Meaning and origin


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Origin of first name:

Short, Germanic

Meaning of the name:

From the German rad, "advice", and wolf, "wolf". Between the 8th and 10th centuries, Raoul was very widespread. In the 13th century, Raoul de Cambrai's chanson de geste, linked to Doon's epic poem in Mainz and staging a feudal revolt, was very successful.
Today, the name Raoul is rather rare.

Celebrities:

The American filmmaker Raoul Walsh, the French writer and journalist Raoul Follereau (1903-1977), known for his fight against leprosy, the French painter and engraver Raoul Duffy, the French writer Raoul Hausmann.
Raoul Petite is also the name of a French rock band.

Saint Raoul Milner was hanged for his Catholic faith in 1591.

Derivatives:

Ralph, Ralf, Raff, Raul, Ralphe, Relef, Ralfs.

His party :

His birthday: July 7th.

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