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Name Rafael

Meaning:God has healedTools:

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About the name Rafael in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, Portuguese, Spanish
US 2015 rank:#294     ... 292:Arthur, 293:Karson, 294:Rafael, 295:Shane, 296:Lane ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Rafaël, Rafaela, Rafal, Raffael, Rachael, Rachel, Raffaela, Raffaele, Raffaelo, Rahel     Details
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About Raphael/Raphaela, the group of names with the same origin as Rafael

Meaning/translation:God has healed
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin, male:Raphael is one of the 7 archangels according to Hebrew tradition, see e.g. Book of Tobias
Words:rapha = to heal  Hebrew
 el = God, the powerful  Hebrew
Topics:Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:2:Raphaël Paris 2009,  4:Raphael Austria/Vienna 2014,  8:Rafaela Brazil 2010,  9:Rafael Brazil 2014,  40:Rafal Warsaw 2010,  50:Raffaele Italy 2014,  92:Raphaëlle Paris 2015,  94:Rafaël France 2006,  99:Raphaela Austria 1999,  215:Raffael Switzerland 1997
Old/original forms:Rephael Hebrew
Name variants:Rafaela, Raffaela, Raffaella, Raphaela, Raphaella, Raphaëlle, Rafael, Rafaël, Rafal, Raffael, Raffaele, Raffaello, Raffaelo, Raphael, Raphaël   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
BrazilGraph2015 10,  2014 9,  2013 92012 10,  2011 10,  2010 11,  2009 11
ChileGraph2014 50,  2012 47
FranceGraph2012 572011 61,  2010 63,  2009 70,  2008 94,  2002 301
MexicoGraph2013 39,  2011 33,  2010 37,  2009 322008 42
Mexico prevalence 2008 23
PortugalGraph2015 15,  2014 16,  2013 16,  2012 15,  2011 132010 14
SpainGraph2015 59,  2014 59,  2013 59,  2012 57,  2011 58,  2010 55,  2009 51,  2008 49,  2007 482006 50
Spain prevalence 2015 17
Switzerland/FrenchGraph2015 22,  2014 222013 35,  2012 45,  2011 28,  2010 33,  2009 26,  2008 43
Switzerland/GermanGraph2015 36,  2014 42,  2013 36,  2012 41,  2011 352010 49,  2009 48
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 196,  1980-1989 171
USA yearlyGraph2015 294,  2014 293,  2013 287,  2012 285,  2011 274,  2010 255,  2009 256,  2008 239,  2007 228,  2006 217,  2005 228,  2004 224,  2003 236,  2002 232,  2001 232,  2000 230,  1999 229,  1998 229,  1997 227,  1996 215,  1995 205,  1994 2021993 211
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