What does Raffaele mean?
Raffaele \r(a)-ffae-le\ as a name for girls. Raffaele's root is Hebrew, and the name Raffaele means "God heals". Raffaele is a variation of Raphaela (Hebrew): feminine of Raphael. Seldom used as a name for girls.
Raffaele is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#18031 out of 88799, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)
The only prominent related form of Raffaele (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 is Rafaela. This girl name was at the height of its popularity during 1900-1909 and is now significantly less widespread, with the form Rafaela becoming less trendy. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Raffaele and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)