Meaning of Raphael

Raph•a•el

Pronunciation: (raf'ē-ul, rā'fē-, rä"fī-el'), [key]
— n.
  1. (Raffaello Santi or Sanzio) 1483–1520, Italian painter.
  2. one of the archangels.
  3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “healing of the Lord.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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