Raphael Name Meaning & Origin

Raphael

Pronunciation: rah-fiy-EHL (key)

Origin of the name Raphael:

Derived from the Hebrew Refael, a name derived from refā'ēl (God has healed).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Rafael, Rafe, Rafer, Raffi

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Nicknames for Raphael

Raph, Raphy, Raffi, Rafe, Rafer, Rafa, Rafi, Rafio

Meanings and history of the name Raphael

Raphael is Hebrew for "God Heals." It is biblical in origin. It is the name of one of the angels.

Famous real-life people named Raphael

Raphael Sanzio, Renaissance painter.

Raphael of Brooklyn, saint of the Orthodox Church.

Raphael Semmes, Rear Admiral in the Confederate States Navy during the U.S. civil war.

Raphael Alejandro, actor famous for portraying the role of Roland on Once Upon a Time.

Raphael in song, story & screen

Raphael from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Raphael Ramirez, character portrayed by Cristián de la Fuente in the television show "In Plain Sight."

Raphael the archangel from the show Supernatural

Raphael Santiago, a Vampire from the book series The Mortal Instruments by Cassandra Clare

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