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What does Raffaello mean?

Raffaello Pronunciation of Raffaello [raf-fael-lo] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of Raffaello is "God has healed". Raffaello is an alternate form of Rafael (Spanish, Hebrew): transcription of Raphael.


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

2 more different relations via Rafael, Raphael: Rafaelle and Raffael.

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Middle name pairings:
Raffaello Mckinley (R.M.), ..

How popular is Raffaello?

Raffaello is a rare first name for men. Raffaello is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Rafael (#294 from current records) and Raphael (#537) are the prominent varying forms of Raffaello (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these forms of Raffaello was widespread 9 years ago (usage of 0.1%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.09%, 7%). Rafael has generally been preferred by parents, although Raphael seems to be gaining favor too. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Capello, Carmello, Gabriello, Karmello, Marcello, Rafal, Rafel, Raffarty (see Rafferty), Rafferty, Rancell, Randall, Randell, Ranell, Raynaldo, Raynell, Ronello and Samuello. These names tend to be more frequently used than Raffaello.

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