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Raphael

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Meaning and origin
Raphael is a Hebrew boy name. The meaning of the name is `healed by God `.


Where is it used?
The name Raphael is mainly used in English, German, French and in the bible.

How do they say it elsewhere?
Rafal (In Polish)
Raffaello (In Italian)
Raffaele (In Italian)
Rafael (In German, Spanish and in Portuguese)
RaphaŽl (In French)


If it's too long people might use
In Spanish: Rafa


For the opposite sex use:
In Italian: Raffaella (F)
In English and in German: Raphaela (F)


What Raphael`s say about their name
  1. The best thing about the name Raphael:
    I'm the raphaelest raphael on raphaelsland
    The worst thing about the name:
    I'm the raphaelest raphael on craigsland
    If my name wasn`t Raphael....:
    I would be called craig
    Extra information:
    I'm the raphaelest raphael on raphaelsland
  2. The best thing about the name Raphael:
    it's sexy
    The worst thing about the name:
    nothing
    If my name wasn`t Raphael....:
    -
    Extra information:
    -


More `Raphael` links
Raphael as abbreviation
Actors named Raphael
Raphael in the encyclopedia





Statistics for Raphael

Raphael appears in 2007`s top-1000 name list at rank 705.. 1990 was a `top year` for the name Raphael. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #464. The last time Raphael appeared among the most common names was in 1910. Our records go back to 1880

YearRankRank
2007705
2006680
2005667
2004670
2003728
2002681
2001681
2000621
1999657
1998668
1997644
1996656
1995657
1994651
1993628
1992578
1991516
1990464
1980692
1970628
1960797
1950849
1940723
1930626
1920626
1910700
1900---
1890---
1880---


See also the US top 1000 names 2007

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