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Rafael

Heart
Spanish variation of Raphael
"God has healed"

Rafael Origin and Meaning

The name Rafael is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "God has healed".
Rafael is perhaps the ultimate romantic Latino name, not a bad gift to give your son. The Raphael spelling is the original Hebrew version.
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Famous People Named Rafael

  • Rafael Nadal (Parera)Spanish tennis player
  • Rafael Vicente Correa (Delgado)President of Ecuador
  • Rafael Leónidas Trujillo (Molina)Dominican dictator
  • Rafael Edward "Ted" CruzU.S. Senator from Texas
  • Rafael YglesiasAmerican novelist and screenwriter
  • Rafael GarciaAmerican soccer player
  • Rafael Benítez (Maudes)Spanish footballer and manager
  • (José) Rafael Amaya (Núñez)Mexican actor, singer and model
  • Rafael Palmeiro (Corrales)Cuban,American baseball player
  • Rafael Márquez (Álvarez)Mexican footballer
  • Rafael HalperinIsraeli businessman, rabbi and pro wrestler
  • Rafael "Rafinha" Alcántara do NascimentoBrazilian footballer
  • Rafael Lange Severino aka CellbitBrazilian YouTuber
  • Rafael van der VaartDutch footballer
  • Rafael "Rafa" Guevara (b. 2003)son of Allegra Huston; grandson of director John Huston
  • Rafael Llamas (b. 2005)son of actors José Ángel Llamas and Mara Croatto
  • Rafael Schofield (b. 2006)son of actress Sally Rogers and Jonathan Schofield
  • Rafael Ritchie (b. 2011)son of director Guy Ritchie
  • Rafael Fernández de Córdova y de Potesta (b. 2013)great,grandson of Franz, Duke of Hohenburg and Princess Elisabeth of Luxembourg
  • Rafael Thomas (b. 2015)son of actor Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Thomas Baldwin

Rafael in Pop Culture

  • Rafael Santocharacter on TV's "American Gothic"
  • Rafael Solanocharacter on TV's "Jane the Virgin"
  • Rafael Diazcharacter in "Star vs. the Forces of Evil"
  • Rafael BarbaADA on "Law and Oder: SVU"
  • San RafaelCalifornia, USA (pron. "ruh,FELL")
  • Also the German and Scandinavian form of Raphael