Rafi meaning and origin

Gender: Boy
Origin: Arabic and Hebrew
Usage: Arabic, Hindi, Tamil and English
Meaning: Comforter, Form of Raphael, God has Healed, Another Name for God, Lofty, Exalted, Delicate, God Heals, Kind Friend, Noble and Eminent
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Meaning of Rafi is Comforter, Form of Raphael, God has Healed, Another Name for God, Lofty, Exalted, Delicate, God Heals, Kind Friend, Noble or Eminent is rooted from Hebrew and Arabic used as a boy name is used in Tamil, English, Hindi and Arabic. Rafi is short version of Rafael. Rafael is variation of biblical and loved Raphael. Meaning of Rafael is God has Healed and God Heals is originated from Hebrew. Rafi is Arabic form of Rafiq. Also Rafi is English form of Raphael.

Variants of Rafi

Rafat, Rafiq, Raphael, Rafee, Rephael, Rafael, Raf, Rafe, Raffa, Rahf, Raffe, Ralph

Names that rhyme with Rafi

Popularity of Rafi

Rafi is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 800 names. Recently in 2018, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 749 on boy names chart when 44 babies were named Rafi. Over 465 babies in England and Wales have been named Rafi. The moniker is an uncommon baby name in United States, even after 44 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 4000. Over 528 people have been named Rafi in United States. In France, it has been in use since 1974 and peaked in 1974 when it ranked 1642nd.

But Rafi is a popular baby name in Afghanistan where every 1 in 600 have the name as well as in, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia and Indonesia. As per our research, over 210000 people has been named Rafi globally.

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Rafi in Nordic countries

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What numerology tells about Rafi?

You have the heart of a warrior. The letter I as your capstone symbolizes a forgetful, self-doubtful, but honest and creative person. You love life and life loves you. You get easily depressed from time to time because of how people live and the ugly things they're capable of. You always find a creative way to express how you feel and turn your pain into some masterpiece. You are there to give a hand or honest advice when necessary but refuse to ask for help, even when you need it badly.

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  •  Jalsa - Unisex name Jalsa is commonly used in Hindi and Kannada languages, Jalsa means "Celebratory Procession or Celebration"
  •  Nishaan - Unexpected and Contemporary boy name Nishaan means "Peaceful, Symbol or Mark" is used especially in Kannada, Marathi and Sikh
  •  Chan - Used primarily in Mandarin and Hindi unexpected, Chan is originated from Vietnamese and Turkish is a unisex name, Chan means "At Peace or Light"
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Namesakes of Rafi

    Rafi Daham al-Tikriti, was Saddam Hussein's second cousin, Member of the Iraqi Revolutionary Command Council, Director of the Iraqi Intelligence Service
  • Rafi Escudero, Puerto Rican musician, singer, composer
  • Rafi ud-Darajat, 10th Mughal Emperor
  • Rafi Zabor, Brooklyn
  • Rafi Ahmed Kidwai, politician
  • Rafi Pitts, Iranian film director
  • Rafi Eitan, Israeli politician and former intelligence officer
  • Rafi Manoukian, businessman and elected council member for several terms to Glendale City Council and has served at times as mayor of the city
  • Rafi Khawar, Pakistani comedian
  • Rafi Gavron, British-American actor
  • Rafi Reavis, Filipino-American professional basketball player for the Magnolia Hotshots of the Philippine Basketball Association
  • Rafiella Brooks in The Children as Actress
  • Rafi Adar in movie Baby Love as Director
  • In 1970, Rafi Tzur portrayed the role of N in drama film Mineged.
  • Rafi Halati portrayed the critical character of N in 1967 action and drama movie Dalahoo.

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