Name Rafael Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Rafael


Rafael is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Rafael?

Rafael is a variant of the biblical name Raphael in various languages, e.g. German, Spanish, Portuguese and Hungarian. It is a name of Hebrew origin.

What does the name Rafael mean?

Rafael means “God heals” or “God has healed” (from Hebrew “rafá/רָפָא” = to heal/to cure + “el/אֵל” = God).

Pronunciation of Rafael

Variants of the name Rafael

Rafaël Raffael Raphael Raphaël

Popularity of the name Rafael

The name Rafael is ranked #244 overall.

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