What does Raffael mean?
Associated with: healing (life).
(male) Rayfael, Rufael, ..
(female) Middle name pairings:
Raffael Aubrey (R.A.), ..
How popular is Raffael?
Raffael is an unusual given name for men. Raffael is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Raffael (not ranked) are Rafael (#294 in 2015), Raphael (#537) and Rafe (#1811). Other variants, like Rafel, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Raffael reached its apex in the year 2006 (median #966) and has remained as widespread to this day (#880, down 3%). Rafael has historically been preferred by parents, though Raphael has grown popular as well. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Cadfael, Jamael, Rafa, Rafee, Rafer, Raff, Raffaelo, Raffarty (see Rafferty), Raffi, Raffy, Rancel, Randal▼, Randall▼, Randel, Rashae, Raziel and Samael. These names tend to be more commonly used than Raffael.See names in meaning and etymology.