Rafael "Ted" Cruz, (formerly Canadian) American politician
Rafael Yglesias, American novelist/screenwriter
Rafael Nadal, Spanish tennis player
Rafael Garcia, American soccer player
Rafael Amaya, Mexican model, singer & actor
This is also the German and Scandinavian form of Raphael.
Rafael Santo, character from TV series "American Gothic"
San Rafael, California (pron. "ruh-FELL")
Rafael Solano, character on TV series Jane the Virgin