Rafi

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Origin and Meaning

1) Hebrew pet form of Rafael [1]

2) Arabic name meaning 'high ranking', 'noble', 'elevated' [2]

Related Names

Rafi
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Hebrew/Arabic
Rafia
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Arabic

Further Information

Rafi is a name used among immigrants from Israel and Arabic-speaking countries, but is very rarely used in the Nordic countries by people without an immigration background

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
183 252 0 10 183 242
Denmark Denmark[4]
33
n.a.
0
n.a.
33
n.a.
Norway Norway[5]
19
n.a.
0
n.a.
19
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
32 0 0
n.a.
32
Greenland Greenland[7]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Rafi.


References

  1. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Ordbog over muslimske fornavne i Danmark (2005)
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/