Raphael

רפאל

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Meaning

Raphael is a Hebrew name that means “God has healed”. The name comes from the Hebrew word Rophe, which means “healing”. In the Torah, Raphael is one of the archangels who is responsible for healing, thus making it a very popular name in Jewish culture. Over time, the name Raphael has taken on different variations, including Raphaela, Raphi, and Rafi. These variations have gained popularity as they offer different nuances to the name. Overall, the name Raphael and its variations continue to be a popular choice for Jewish parents, as it represents healing and God’s power to heal.

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