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What does Rafello mean?

Rafello Pronunciation of Rafello [rafel-lo] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the name Rafello means "God has healed". Rafello is a variant form of Rafael (Spanish, Hebrew): transcription of Raphael.


Rafello has 6 variants: Rafaello, Rafaelo, Raffaello, Raffaelo, Raphaello and Raphello.

6 more alternative forms via Rafael, Raphael: Rafaelle, Rafal, Rafe, Rafel, Rafer and Ravel.

Creative forms:
(male) Rallo, Rawell, ..

(female) Rafelca, Rafelse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rafello Creed (R.C.), ..

How popular is Rafello?

Rafello is an unusual first name for men. Rafello is an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Rafello (outside Top 2000) are Rafael (#294 via latest list), Raphael (#537) and Rafe (#1811). Adoption of these relations of Rafello was widespread among parents in the year 2006 (median #966) and has remained as widespread to this day (#880, down 3%). Raphael and Rafael are two of the more fashionable boy names in this compilation. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Camillo, Capello, Carmello, Catullo, Fidello, Gallo, Karmello, Lallo, Manollo, Marcello, Onjello, Othello, Rafee, Raferty, Rancell, Randell, Ranell, Ranulfo, Raynell, Rodell, Rogelio, Rollo, Ronell, Ronello, Rowell, Rudelle (see Rudy), Rydell and Samuello. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rafello.

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