Raffaele is an Italian form of the Hebrew name Raphael, meaning “God heals.” In Christianity and Judaism, Raphael is an archangel associated with healing, and is described as expelling demons and curing diseases. In Islam, his name is Israfil, and he is believed to stand eternally with a trumpet to his lips, waiting to announce the Day of Judgement. Other variants of this name include Rafael, Rafel, Raphaël, Raffaello, and more. With so many versions to choose from, you should have no problem picking one for your little angel.
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