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What does Rafi mean?

Rafi Pronunciation of Rafi [rafi] as a boys' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Rafi is "holding high".

Associated with: arabic, high (great).


Rafi has 3 variants: Rafee, Raffi and Raffy.

Affiliated boy name: Rafiq.

Creative forms:
(male) Raph, Refi, ..

(female) Rali, Rase, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rafi Jaxxon (R.J.), ..

How popular is Rafi?

Rafi is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#52289 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Rafi has yet to make it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rafi name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rafi outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rafi is pronounced similarly to Rafa. Other suggested similar names are Afi, Efi, Kofi, Rab, Rabbi, Rabi, Rad, Radd, Rae, Rafal, Rafe, Rafel, Rafer, Raff, Rafik, Rahim, Rahm, Rai, Rain, Raj, Raja, Rajiv, Ralf, Ram, Rama, Rami, Ramy, Ramzi, Rand, Randi, Rane, Ras, Raul, Ravi, Ray, Raye, Rei, Remi, Riki, Robi, Roi, Rubi and Rudi. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rafi.

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