What does Raffaele mean?
Raffaele is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#24598 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)
The only prominent related form of Raffaele (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 is Rafaela. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.436%) and are now significantly less widespread, with Rafaela becoming less trendy. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Raffaele and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)