Rafaela - girls name

Rafaela name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 75%

Rafaela name meaning:

The name Rafaela is a feminine variation of the name Raphael, which has Hebrew origins. In Hebrew, the name Rafaela means "God has healed" or "God heals." The name holds significant religious connotations as it is derived from the Hebrew word "rapha" which means "healing" or "to heal." Therefore, Rafaela can be seen as a name associated with divine healing or God's ability to bring about restoration and health.

The name Rafaela also carries a sense of strength and femininity. It is a graceful and elegant name that exudes confidence and resilience. It has a melodious quality that adds to its appeal. Rafaela is a fitting name for a girl who embodies both inner strength and a nurturing nature. Those named Rafaela may possess qualities such as compassion, empathy, and a desire to help others. Overall, the name Rafaela combines spiritual significance with feminine charm, making it a beautiful and meaningful choice for a girl.

Origin: Hebrew

Form of Raphael. God has healed.

Related names

Raphael , Rafael , Rafaela , Rafe , Raffaello , Rafi , Raphaela

Other girls names beginning with R


Overall UK ranking: 1402 out of 5581

22 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1490)

Historical popularity of Rafaela

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