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What does Rafaelo mean?

Rafaelo Pronunciation of Rafaelo [rafae-lo] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and Rafaelo means "healing God". Rafaelo is a variant form of Raphael (Hebrew).

Associated with: healing (life).


Rafaelo has 5 variants: Rafaello, Rafello, Raffaello, Raphaello and Raphello.

7 more alternative forms via Raphael: Rafael, Rafaelle, Rafal, Rafe, Rafel, Raffael and Ravel.

Creative forms:
(male) Radfaelo, Rafaeley, ..

(female) Rafaele, Rafaeley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rafaelo Treyvon (R.T.), ..

How popular is Rafaelo?

Rafaelo is an unusual given name for men. Rafaelo is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Rafael (#294 the previous year), Rafe (#1811) and Raphael (#537) are the popular variation forms of Rafaelo (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these relations of Rafaelo was at its peak in the year 2006 (average #966) and has remained as conventional to this day (#880, down 3%). Rafael and Raphael are two of the more trendy birth names among these. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rafael, Rafe, Raphael in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rafaelo and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rafaelo is alike in pronunciation to Raffaelo. Other suggested similar names are Carmelo, Karmelo, Manuelo, Marcelo, Rafa, Rafee, Rafer, Ranald, Rancel, Rancell, Randel, Randell, Ranell, Raniero, Raynell, Raziel, Rufaro and Vangelo. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rafaelo.

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