US Popularity:5850
Other Origin(s):Portuguese, Spanish
Meaning:God heals
Rafaela is of Hebrew origin, meaning “God heals,” and is said to be the feminine version of the name Raphael. This beautiful name finds its home in many European languages and is spelled Rafaella in Italian and Greek. Rafaela is derived from the archangel Raphael, a protector figure in the Judeo-Christian faith. Raphael was known for his healing prowess and was revered for his powers, particularly those of protecting sailors. Rafaela is a beautiful name for those who wish to raise a baby in faith and take solace in the healing origins of the name.

Rafaela Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Rafaela is currently #2716 on The Bump
Girl:Rafaela is currently #1875 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Rafaela is currently #5850 in U.S. births
Girl:Rafaela is currently #3350 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
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from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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