Short form of Rafael

Rafa Origin and Meaning

The name Rafa is both a boy's name and a girl's name .
Rafa is an adorable short form introduced to the world by actors Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale, who used the name for their second son. Rafael is the Latin cognate of the Hebrew boys' name Raphael, but you don't need to be a Rafael to be a Rafa.

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Famous People Named Rafa

  • Rafa Cannavale (b. 2017)son of American actor Bobby Cannavale and Australian actress Rose Byrne