Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:6528
Meaning:God has healed
Rafaela is of Hebrew origin, meaning “God has healed,” and is said to be the feminine version of the name Raphael. This beautiful name has roots in the Spanish, Portuguese, and German 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.

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