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Gender: Female Meaning of Raphaela: "God has healed" Origin of Raphaela: Hebrew, feminine variation of Raphael

The name Raphaela is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "God has healed". Raphaela and is often added to lists like Girly Girl Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

From the experts:

A euphonious and lovely name with a dark-eyed, long-flowing-haired image, Raphaela is, like Gabriella and Isabella, beginning to be drawn into the American mainstream.

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Famous People Named Raphaela

Raphaela Folie, Italian volleyball player
Raphaela Neihausen, American filmmaker
Raphaële Lannadère aka L, French singer-songwriter
Raphaële Billetdoux, French novelist

Pop Culture References for the name Raphaela

Raphaela's International Variations

Rafya, Rafia, Raphia (Hebrew) Raffelle, Rafaella, Rafaila (French) Rafela, Rafelia, Rafiela (Spanish) Rafaly (Polish)