Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Rafaello (NOT RANKED) listed in the Top 2000 are Rafael (#294 IN 2015) and Raphael (#537). Other forms, like Raphello, are uncommon. These relations of Rafaello reached the peak of their popularity in 2006 (AVERAGE #449) and have remained as popular to this day (#415, ▼7.4%). Rafael has generally been preferred by parents, though Raphael has grown trendy as well. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)
Rafaello is pronounced similarly to Raffaelo. Other recommended names are Camillo, Capello, Carmello, Carmelo▲, Catullo, Donatello, Fidello, Fiorello, Gabriello, Gallo, Karmello, Karmelo, Lallo, Lazarillo, Leonello, Lionello (see Lionel), Manollo, Manuelo, Marcello, Marcelo▲, Onjello, Othello, Rafa, Rafe, Rafee, Rafer, Raferty, Rafferty, Ranald, Rancel, Rancell, Randall▼, Randel, Randell▼, Ranell, Raniero, Ranulfo, Raonull, Ravel, Raynaldo, Raynell, Raziel, Renaldo, Rendell, Rinaldo, Rodell, Rogelio, Rollo, Ronaldo, Ronell, Ronello, Ronnell, Rossell, Rowell, Royall, Rudelle (see Rudy), Rufaro, Russell▼, Rydell, Samuello and Vangelo. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rafaello.See names in meaning and etymology.