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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Raphe

  • When was the first name Raphe first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Raphe is Sunday, December 18th, 1887.
  • How unique is the name Raphe? From 1880 to 2015 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Raphe. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Raphe: Your name in reverse order is Ehpar. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rhpea. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ra"phe
  1. [Anat] A line, ridge, furrow, or band of fibers, especially in the median line; as, the raphe of the tongue.
  2. [Bot] Same as Rhaphe.

Etymology: NL., fr. Gr. "rafh` a seam or suture, fr. "ra`ptein to sew or stitch together

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A ridge that forms a seam between two parts

From Late Latin, from Ancient Greek ῥαφή (rhaphḗ, “seam”).

  1. (anatomy, botany) A ridge or seam on an organ, bodily tissue, or other structure, especially at the join between two halves or sections.

What does the name Raphe mean?

Ris for rich, in the love from others

Ais for accord, the harmony you spread.

Pis for popular, that you are!

His for hand, that you always give.

Eis for easy going, no ruffles here.

Past life for Raphe born Sep 19, 2014

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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 Central Africa approximately on 825. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

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