Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:Well-being, prosperity
For the little prince who lives in the lap of luxury, Rafah lends a high-minded flair. This masculine appellation is of Arabic origin and carries the affluent meanings of “well-being” and “prosperity.” Parents seeking a place name for baby may be interested in Rafah as the name of a Palestinian city located in the southern Gaza Strip. Rafah may also derive from the Hebrew Rafael, meaning “God heals,” famously borne by the Judeo-Christian archangel Raphael. Whether drawn to its prosperous charm or divine connection, Rafah holds an air of confidence baby will undoubtedly rock.
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