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Raphael

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75k Rafael (Spanish)
< 1k Raphaela (Italian)

How popular is the baby name Raphael in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 0 5
1886 7 0 7
1887 5 0 5
1889 11 0 11
1891 9 0 9
1892 13 0 13
1893 11 0 11
1894 9 0 9
1895 9 0 9
1896 9 0 9
1897 13 0 13
1898 13 0 13
1899 10 0 10
1900 8 0 8
1901 13 0 13
1902 15 0 15
1903 9 0 9
1904 10 0 10
1905 13 0 13
1906 13 0 13
1907 19 0 19
1908 30 6 24
1909 12 0 12
1910 19 0 19
1911 30 0 30
1912 61 6 55
1913 68 0 68
1914 104 9 95
1915 108 8 100
1916 127 10 117
1917 93 8 85
1918 108 8 100
1919 106 8 98
1920 109 6 103
1921 108 7 101
1922 138 8 130
1923 100 6 94
1924 119 11 108
1925 99 0 99
1926 88 7 81
1927 96 6 90
1928 106 7 99
1929 96 0 96
1930 103 6 97
1931 85 0 85
1932 78 6 72
1933 78 7 71
1934 59 0 59
1935 53 0 53
1936 69 0 69
1937 63 0 63
1938 50 0 50
1939 75 6 69
1940 78 6 72
1941 63 0 63
1942 74 6 68
1943 58 0 58
1944 48 0 48
1945 60 0 60
1946 66 0 66
1947 77 7 70
1948 83 0 83
1949 69 0 69
1950 65 0 65
1951 71 0 71
1952 87 0 87
1953 86 6 80
1954 110 0 110
1955 93 0 93
1956 94 0 94
1957 97 0 97
1958 99 0 99
1959 97 0 97
1960 93 0 93
1961 114 0 114
1962 114 7 107
1963 99 0 99
1964 102 5 97
1965 95 0 95
1966 115 5 110
1967 111 6 105
1968 130 0 130
1969 162 9 153
1970 177 10 167
1971 187 0 187
1972 191 11 180
1973 193 0 193
1974 162 0 162
1975 188 7 181
1976 182 0 182
1977 188 5 183
1978 171 0 171
1979 170 12 158
1980 158 0 158
1981 172 5 167
1982 197 6 191
1983 184 6 178
1984 212 6 206
1985 260 5 255
1986 277 9 268
1987 258 5 253
1988 311 8 303
1989 311 9 302
1990 449 0 449
1991 370 0 370
1992 311 0 311
1993 270 0 270
1994 258 0 258
1995 251 0 251
1996 254 0 254
1997 259 0 259
1998 262 6 256
1999 267 0 267
2000 304 0 304
2001 266 0 266
2002 270 0 270
2003 251 0 251
2004 304 0 304
2005 316 0 316
2006 331 0 331
2007 333 0 333
2008 396 0 396
2009 405 5 400
2010 366 0 366
2011 354 0 354
2012 387 0 387
2013 421 0 421
2014 460 0 460
2015 526 0 526

Want to know about the popularity of the Raphael baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,362 babies born with the name Raphael in the United States. That's more than enough Raphaels to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Raphael" was in 2015 with a total of 526 babies.

According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Raphael" ranks #107 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 7 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1940. Across the entire United States a total of 78 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Raphael" mean? The list below shows the origins of Raphael as well as things modernly associated with the name Raphael such as celebrities named Raphael.

Origin and Meaning of Raphael

The name "Raphael" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "God has healed". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Raphael

Raphael is an artist. Raphael was born in 1483 as Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino in Urbino, Marche, Italy.

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Raphaël Haroche

Raphaël Haroche is a singer-songwriter, composer, and actor specializing in french rock, chanson, pop rock, and folk music with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Raphaël was born in 1975 as Raphael Haroche in Paris, France.

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Raphael Wicky

Raphael Wicky is a football biography. Raphael was born in 1977 in Leuggern, Switzerland.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Raphael

Raphael Bob-waksberg
Raphael Casiraghi
Raphael De Niro
Raphael Js
Raphael Saadiq
Raphael Saadiq Ask Of You
Raphael Sbarge
Raphael Varane
Raphael Saadiq Love That Girl
Raphael Tmnt
Raphael Painter

Alternative Meanings

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

P is for polite, naturally!

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

Your name in reverse order is "Leahpar". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Pelahra". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Raphael born Jul 31, 1989

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-Central approximately on 1775. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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