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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rafaella

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Alt. Meaning

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

A is for authentic, be real

F is for festive, the youth of your spirit.

A is for affectionate, to those that matter most to you

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

L is for little, the little things you do.

A is for approachable, constantly meeting new people

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Popularity of Rafaella as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Rafaella

  • How Popular is the name Rafaella? Rafaella is the 16,508th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Rafaella have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 490 babies born with the first name Rafaella in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rafaella 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 Rafaella? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1986 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Rafaella first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rafaella is Monday, September 24th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Rafaella born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rafaella was in 2016 with a total of 40 babies.
  • Random Rafaella Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rafaella is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Rafaella: Your name in reverse order is Alleafar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ealarfal. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Rafaella born Jul 2, 1925

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 Ukraine approximately on 1775. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).