Raef

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305
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Raef

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  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Raef is of French origin and means "Wise Wolf. Comes from Reiffe (French)/Reiff (French)/Reif (German).".
  • According to a user from New Hampshire, United States, the name Raef is of Danish origin and means ""Fox"".
  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Raef means "Kindness" and is of Arabic origin.
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Notable Persons Named Raef

Raef LaFrentz is a basketball player for the Denver Nuggets, Dallas Mavericks, Boston Celtics, and Portland Trail Blazers. His most notable accomplishments were from 1998 to 2009. Raef was born on May 29th, 1976 in Hampton, Iowa.

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Raef is a singing and songwriter. He has been prominent since 2011. Raef was given the name Raef Haggag on August 8th, 1982 in Washington, D.C.

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Raef al Hasan Rafa is a heavy metal, progressive metal, hard rock, art rock, pop, and heavy metal music musician. He plays Drums, bass, vocals, guitar, keyboard, banjo, mandolin, sitar, tabla, harmonium, ukulele, harmonica, and Pump organ. He was most active from 2003 to present. Raef was born Raef al Hasan Rafa on October 27th, 1986 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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Raef Bjayou is an entrepreneur, tv presenter, public speaker, and campaigner. He has had major accomplishments since 2006. Raef was given the name Raphael Bjayou. on June 8th, 1980 in London.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Raef

Raef is a singing and songwriter. He has been prominent since 2011. Raef was given the name Raef Haggag on August 8th, 1982 in Washington, D.C.

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Popularity of Raef as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Raef U.S.
  White 96.59% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.65% 16.26%

Of Last Name Raef

People with the last name Raef are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Raef

  • How Popular is the name Raef? Raef is the 21,527th most popular name of all time. As a last name Raef was the 73,464th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Raef have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 305 babies born with the first name Raef in the United States. That's more than enough people named Raef to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Raef? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Raef first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Raef is Sunday, February 14th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Raef born? The highest recorded use of the first name Raef was in 2002 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Raef Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Raef is not a popular baby boy's name in Colorado. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Raef: Your name in reverse order is Fear. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Erfa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Raef? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 264 people with the last name Raef.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Raef? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Raef as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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