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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Rafat

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R is for reassuring, eliminating doubts!

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

F is for fulfill, satisfy your needs.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

Notable Persons Named Rafat


Her most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to 2008. Rafat was born in Zanjan, Iran.


Rafat Muhammad is a soccer player for the Al-Wahda SC Damascus, Al-Jaish SC (Syria), Shabab Al-Ordon Club, and Syria national football team. Rafat was born on July 6th, 1977 in Daraa.


Rafat Al-Asbahi is an athlete for the Al-Tilal SC.


Rafat Mohtadi is a sports team member for the Al-Ittihad SC Aleppo.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rafat

Taufiq was born on June 7th, 1927 in Sialkot. He left this life on August 2nd, 1998.


Payan Rafat is a soccer player for the Malavan F.C., Persepolis F.C., Hatta Club, Saba Battery Club, and Homa F.C. Payan was born on September 9th, 1970 in Astara, Iran.


He left this life in 1920.


Darius Rafat is a soul music, funk, jazz, disco, classical music, music of latin america, pop music, and rock music record producer, composer, music executive, and talent agent. Darius was born on December 13th, 1977.


Where is the name Rafat popular?

International Interest for Rafat

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Popularity of Rafat as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rafat U.S.
  White 55.19% 64.26%
  African American 7.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 25.97% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 10.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rafat

People with the last name Rafat are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Rafat

  • How Popular is the name Rafat? Rafat is the 50,652nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Rafat was the 113,791st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rafat have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 40 babies born with the first name Rafat in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rafat? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Rafat first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rafat is Thursday, March 3rd, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Rafat born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rafat was in 1995 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Random Rafat Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rafat is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Rafat: Your name in reverse order is Tafar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Frata. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rafat? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 154 people with the last name Rafat.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rafat? Rafat is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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