Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Saul m. Hebrew שָׁאוּל 'prayed for, asked for, desired'.

The name of the Biblical first king of Israel. Wycliffite Bible: Saul.

Germany
Latin
1258 Saulo (abl) hennes-vol1 185
Italy
Latin
1189 Saul (nom) ChStBo1 I; 1376 Sauli (gen) DouGen1 p. 33, Saulo (abl) ibid. p. 111
Italian
1513x1521 Saulo LeoX p. 13
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Saul". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Saul.