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The great Renaissance painter Raphael is one of the most gracious bearers of this magnificent baby boy’s name. Its modern spelling replaces the Hebrew “ph” with a Latin “f,” though the “ph” version is still used. Rafael means “healing” and is adored in the Spanish-speaking world. Romantic and iconic, this could be a wonderful name for your little boy.

Rank in the year 2015

Rafael was ranked #554 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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