Rafal name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Rafal mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Rafal

User Submitted Origins


User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Rafal means "God is healing" and is of Jewish origin.
  2. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Rafal means "Healing God" and is of Polish origin.
  3. A user from Poland says the name Rafal is of Polish origin and means "From hebrew Rafa'el what does mean - 'It is God who heals', 'God Heals', 'God, Please Heal'".
  4. A user from Jordan says the name Rafal means "Walking with strut".
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Notable Persons Named Rafal

Notable Persons Named Rafal

Rafał Majka

Rafał was born on September 12th, 1989 in Zegartowice, Lesser Poland Voivodeship.

Rafał Blechacz

Rafał Blechacz is a classical music. They plays Piano. Rafał was born on June 30th, 1985.

Rafał Wolski

Rafał Wolski is a soccer player for the Wisła Kraków, ACF Fiorentina, Legia Warsaw, F.C. Bari 1908, KV Mechelen, Poland national under-20 football team, and Poland national football team. Rafał was born on November 10th, 1992 in Kozienice.

Rafał Murawski

Rafał Murawski is a soccer player for the Pogoń Szczecin, Gedania Danzig, Arka Gdynia, Amica Wronki, Lech Poznań, FC Rubin Kazan, and Poland national football team. Rafał was born on October 9th, 1981 in Malbork.

Rafał Jackiewicz

Rafał was born on February 17th, 1977 in Mińsk Mazowiecki.

Rafał Gikiewicz

Rafał Gikiewicz is a soccer player for the Eintracht Braunschweig, Stomil Olsztyn (football), Wigry Suwałki, Jagiellonia Białystok, and Śląsk Wrocław. Rafał was born on October 26th, 1987 in Olsztyn.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Rafal

Notable Persons With the Last Name Rafal

Zabłocki Rafał

Zabłocki Rafał is an athlete for the Mazur Ełk.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Rafal U.S.
  White 69.43% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.33% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 16.06% 16.26%

Of Last Name Rafal

People with the last name Rafal are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Rafal

  • How Popular is the name Rafal? Rafal is the 28,132nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Rafal was the 94,730th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Rafal have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 194 babies born with the first name Rafal in the United States. That's more than enough people named Rafal to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Rafal? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Rafal first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Rafal is Saturday, July 11th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Rafal born? The highest recorded use of the first name Rafal was in 1997 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Rafal Factoid: According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Rafal is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name in 1984.
  • Weird things about the name Rafal: The name spelled backwards is Lafar. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Fraal. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Rafal? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 193 people with the last name Rafal.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Rafal? Rafal is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Rafal name meaning

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