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Gender: M Meaning of Rafe: "wolf-counsel" Origin of Rafe: Variation of Ralph

Used almost exclusively in England; would make an equally amiable short form here for Raphael or Rafferty -- and could also stand on its own.

Famous People Named Rafe

Ralph Nathaniel "Rafe" Fiennes, English actor
Rafe Joseph Spall, English actor
Rafe Custance, New Zealand actor
Rafe Furst, American entrepreneur
Rafe Gomez, American music producer
Rafe Judkins, American reality TV personality ("Survivor") and TV writer
Rafe Mair, Canadian lawyer and political commentator
Rafe Needleman, American journalist, editor and author
Rafe Stefanini, Italian folk musician
Rafe VanHoy, American songwriter
Rafe Raccini Wolfe, Jamaican footballer
Raphe Beck, son of American TV personality and author Glenn Beck

Pop Culture References for the name Rafe

Rafe Adler, character from the "Uncharted" game series
Rafael "Rafe" Covington, character in book/movie "Crossfire Trail"
Rafe Deed, character in movie "Edison"
Capt. Rafe McCawley, main character in movie "Pearl Harbor"
Rafe Hernandez, character on American soap "Days of our Lives"
Seamus Rafael "Rafe" Goldberg, main character in "Openly Straight" by Bill Konigsberg
Rate, character from John Stephens' fantasy book series "The Books of Beginning"