Italian variation of Raphaela, Hebrew
"God has healed"

Rafaella Origin and Meaning

The name Rafaella is a girl's name of French origin meaning "God has healed".
Oh, the many spellings of Rafaella. Those with Fs and double-Ls denote Italian origins, while an F and a single L is Spanish and Portuguese. The original Hebrew form is Raphaela.

Rafaela is the most common spelling, followed by Rafaella. But perhaps surprisingly, none of the various spellings are in the US Top 1000.

Jemima Kirke used the Rafaella spelling for her daughter.

Rafaella Popularity

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Famous People Named Rafaella

  • Rafaella Beckransister of Brazilian soccer player Neymar
  • Rafaella Israel Mosberg (b. 2010)daughter of actress Jemima Kirke and husband Michael Mosberg
  • Rafaella Ferreira Souza (b. 2014)daughter of footballer Dentinho and model Danielle Souza; twin of sister Sophia

Rafaella in Pop Culture

  • Rafaellacharacter in Tristan Bancks' Galactic Adventures series
  • Rafaellafashion brand