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What does Raffaelo mean?

Raffaelo Pronunciation of Raffaelo [raf-fae-lo] as a name for boys. Raffaelo means "God has healed". Raffaelo is an alternate spelling of Rafael (Spanish, Hebrew): version of Raphael.


Raffaelo has 2 variants: Rafello and Raffaello.

2 more related forms via Rafael: Rafel and Raphael.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Raffaelo Addison (R.A.), ..

How popular is Raffaelo?

Raffaelo is an unusual given name for men. Raffaelo is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Raffaelo (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Rafael (#294 last year) and Raphael (#537). Other variants, like Rafel, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Raffaelo was widespread in 2006 (average #449) and has remained as widespread to this day (#415, 7.4% less usage). Rafael has historically been preferred by parents, although Raphael appears to be gaining favor too. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Raffaelo is pronounced similarly to Rafaello, Rafaelo and Raphaello. Other recommended names are Cadfael, Carmelo, Karmelo, Manuelo, Marcelo, Radferd, Rafa, Rafaelle, Rafal, Rafe, Rafee, Rafer, Raff, Raffael, Raffarty (see Rafferty), Rafferty, Raffi, Raffy, Rainault, Ranald, Rancel, Rancell, Randal, Randale, Randall, Randel, Randell, Ranell, Raniero, Raphello (see Raphael), Rashae, Ravel, Raynald, Raynaldo, Raynell, Rayniero, Raziel, Rufaro, Ruffino and Vangelo. These names tend to be more frequently used than Raffaelo.

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