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Rafe Meaning


What does Rafe mean?

The name Rafe is of English origin.

The meaning of Rafe is "wise wolf".

Rafe is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Rafe.

The Given Name Rafe

Rafe is a variant of Ralph. See Ralph for further details.

Rafe appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Wrap it up and take it home, Rafe may just be the name you're looking for.

Rafe falls into the name categories animal, cool.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Rafe Spall.

Rafe Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,239 in baby name popularity for boys with 61 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,793 in baby name popularity for boys with 85 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Rafe Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Rafe has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Rafe to other names.

Rafe Related Names

Rafe is a variant of Ralph.

Famous Rafes

  • Rafe Spall ~ Actor

Rafe Numerology

What will your new littleRafe be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Rafe are often detailed and modern but most of all they are read more >>

Rafe Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Rafe in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Rafe.

Just for fun, see the name Rafe in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Rafe in Nautical Flags page.