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

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Origin and Meaning of Raphaela

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  1. A female given name, feminine form of Raphael.

Notable Persons Named Raphaela

Raphaela was born on March 7th, 1991 in Bolzano.


Fun Facts about the name Raphaela

  • How Popular is the name Raphaela? Raphaela is the 18,406th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Raphaela have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 407 babies born with the first name Raphaela in the United States. That's more than enough people named Raphaela 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 Raphaela? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Raphaela first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Raphaela is Saturday, June 3rd, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Raphaela born? The highest recorded use of the first name Raphaela was in 2016 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Raphaela Factoid: According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Raphaela is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1923.
  • Weird things about the name Raphaela: Your name in reverse order is Aleahpar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alphaear. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Raphaela born Mar 12, 1996

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 Germany approximately on 775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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