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Have you ever realized how many famous people named Rafael there are? We put together this list of celebrities named Rafael to show that Rafaels have a lot of good representation for their names. Some of the famous Rafaels on this list might go by Raphael, so this list also includes famous people named Raphael. From actors named Rafael to athletes named Rafael, this list should include the most notable people whose name is Rafael. This list includes well-known Rafaels like Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal, Cuban former baseball player Rafael Palmeiro, and French football player Raphaël Varane.

Rafael Nadal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Nadal Rafael "Rafa" Nadal Parera is a Spanish professional tennis player currently ranked world No. 5. He is widely regarded as one of the finest clay court players in history and has been ...more

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Rafael Palmeiro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Palmeiro Rafael Palmeiro Corrales is a retired Cuban American Major League Baseball first baseman and left fielder. Palmeiro was an All-American at Mississippi State University before being drafted by ...more

Raphaël Varane is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Raphaël Varane Raphaël Varane is a French footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the French national team, as a central defender. He previously played for French club Lens and, ahead of the ...more

Rafael Soriano is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Soriano Rafael Soriano is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Seattle Mariners, Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Rays, New York Yankees ...more

Raphael Saadiq is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Raphael Saadiq Raphael Saadiq is an American singer, songwriter, musician, guitarist, and record producer. Saadiq has been a standard bearer for "old school" R&B since his early days as a member ...more

Rafael Furcal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Furcal Rafael Antonio Furcal, is a Dominican professional baseball second basemen/Shortstop in the Kansas City Royals organization. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Atlanta Braves, Los ...more

Raphael is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Raphael Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, known as Raphael, was an Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance. His work is admired for its clarity of form, ease of composition, and visual ...more

Rafael van der Vaart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael van der Vaart Rafael Ferdinand van der Vaart is a Dutch footballer who plays for and is the current captain of the German Bundesliga club Hamburger SV. He also plays for the Dutch national team. His preferred ...more

Rafael Márquez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Márquez Rafael Márquez Álvarez is a Mexican footballer, who plays for Verona in the Serie A and the Mexico national team. He can play as a central defender, sweeper and as a defensive ...more

Rafael Pereira da Silva is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Pereira da Silva Rafael Pereira da Silva, commonly known as Rafael or Rafael da Silva, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Manchester United. He normally plays as a right-back, but can also play on the right ...more

Rafael Trujillo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Trujillo Rafael Leónidas Trujillo Molina, nicknamed El Jefe, was a Dominican politician and soldier who ruled the Dominican Republic from February 1930 until his assassination in May 1961. He ...more

Rafael Araújo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Araújo Rafael Paulo de Lara Araújo, nicknamed "Baby" and later "Bàbby" in Brazil, is a Brazilian professional basketball player. He played for three years in the ...more

Rafael dos Anjos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael dos Anjos Rafael Souza dos Anjos is a Brazilian mixed martial artist and the current UFC Lightweight Champion. As of April 15, 2015, he is #8 in official UFC pound-for-pound rankings. Dos Anjos trains out ...more

Rafael Alencar is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Alencar Rafael Alencar is a gay porn star and model who has appeared in numerous American-produced gay videos as well as magazine covers all over the world. Alencar was born on July 18, 1972, in Joao ...more

Rafael Benítez is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Benítez Rafael "Rafa" Benítez Maudes is a Spanish football manager, and former player. He is currently manager of Napoli. Born in Madrid, Benítez played football throughout his ...more

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Rafael Uribe Uribe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Uribe Uribe Rafael Victor Zenón Uribe Uribe was a Colombian lawyer, journalist, and general in the liberal party rebel army. Uribe Uribe is best known for his political ideas in favor of the ...more

Rafael Méndez is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Méndez Rafael Méndez was a popular Mexican virtuoso solo trumpeter. He is known as the "Heifetz of the Trumpet." Méndez was born in Jiquilpan, Michoacán, Mexico. As a ...more

Rafael Moreno Aranzadi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Moreno Aranzadi Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, commonly known as Pichichi, was a Spanish footballer who played as a striker. He played for Athletic Bilbao during the 1910s and 1920s.

Raphaël Guerreiro is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Raphaël Guerreiro Raphaël Adelino José Guerreiro is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for French club FC Lorient mainly as a left back but also as a midfielder. Born in France, he began ...more

Rafael Palacios is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Palacios Fr. Rafael Palacios was a Roman Catholic priest in El Salvador who was assassinated on 20 June 1979 in Suchitoto. He served under Archbishop Óscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez. His ...more

Raphael Díaz is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Raphael Díaz Raphael Díaz is an ice hockey player.

Rafael Márquez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Márquez Rafael Márquez Méndez is a retired Mexican professional boxer. He is a former world champion at the IBF / IBO Bantamweight and WBC Super Bantamweight divisions. Márquez ...more

Rafael Correa is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Correa Rafael Vicente Correa Delgado is the President of the Republic of Ecuador and the former president pro tempore of the Union of South American Nations. An economist educated in Ecuador, Belgium ...more

Rafaël Frost is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael

Rafael Pardo Rueda is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Pardo Rueda Rafael Pardo Rueda is the 1st and current Minister of Labour of Colombia serving in the Administration of President Juan Manuel Santos Calderón. A Liberal party politician and economist, ...more

Rafael Cavalcante is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Cavalcante Rafael Cavalcante is a Brazilian mixed martial artist competing in the UFC's Light Heavyweight division. He trains with Anderson Silva and Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira as part of the Black ...more

Rafael Belliard is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Belliard Rafael Leonidas Belliard Matias is a retired Major League Baseball shortstop who played in the Major Leagues from 1982 to 1998 with the Pittsburgh Pirates and Atlanta Braves. He was a member of ...more

Rafael Betancourt is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Betancourt Rafael Jose Betancourt is a Venezuelan professional baseball relief pitcher for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball. He has also played in MLB for the Cleveland Indians, as well as in ...more

Rafael Pérez is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Pérez Rafael Jerome Pérez is a left-handed professional baseball relief pitcher in the Seattle Mariners organization. He was signed by the Cleveland Indians as an undrafted free agent in ...more

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Rafael Dolis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Dolis Rafael Jose Dolis is a professional baseball pitcher in the Detroit Tigers organization.

Rafael Kubelík is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Kubelík Rafael Jeroným Kubelík was a Czech-born conductor and composer. Son of a well-known violinist, Jan Kubelík, he was trained in Prague, and made his debut with the Czech ...more

Rafael Núñez is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Núñez Rafael Wenceslao Núñez Moledo was a Colombian author, lawyer, journalist and politician, who was elected President of Colombia in 1880 and in 1884. Rafael Núñez was ...more

Rafael Verga is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Verga Rafael Maximiliano Verga is a Brazilian fashion and underwear model. He was born in Florianópolis, the capital of Santa Catarina state. His modeling career has taken off with campaigns ...more

Rafael Alberti is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Alberti Rafael Alberti Merello was a Spanish poet, a member of the Generation of '27. He is considered one of the greatest literary figures of the so-called Silver Age of Spanish Literature, and he won ...more

Rafael Boban is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Boban Rafael Boban was a Croatian military commander who served in the Ustaše Militia and Croatian Armed Forces during World War II. Having participated in the Velebit uprising in 1932, he joined the ...more

Rafael Carvalho is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Carvalho Rafael Carvalho is a film director.

Raphael Sbarge is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Raphael Sbarge Raphael Sbarge is an American actor and voice actor. He is best known for his roles as Archie Hopper/Jiminy Cricket on the ABC fantasy series Once Upon a Time and Kaidan Alenko in the Mass ...more

Rafael López is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael López Rafael López is an illustrator.

Raphael Rabello is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Raphael Rabello Rafael Baptista Rabello, was a virtuoso Brazilian guitarist and composer. During the 1980s and 1990s, he was considered one of the best acoustic guitar players in the world and played with many ...more

Rafael Escalona is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Escalona Rafael Calixto Escalona Martinez was a Colombian composer and troubadour. He was known for being one of the most prominent vallenato music composers and troubadours of the genre and for being ...more

Rafael J. Noble is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael J. Noble Rafael J. Noble is a film actor.

Rafael Edholm is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Edholm John Rafael Edholm is a Swedish actor, film director, screenwriter and model. He was married to Görel Crona 1995–2006 and after that married Daga Lamy until the spring of 2011.

Rafael Márquez Lugo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Márquez Lugo Rafael Márquez Lugo is a Mexican football striker, who currently plays for Guadalajara of the Liga MX. He is known as Márquez Lugo in order to differentiate from another football ...more

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Rafael Cardoso is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Cardoso Rafael Cardoso is a Brazilian actor from Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. He began his career in television, playing small parts on specials on RBS TV in Rio Grande do Sul. His first ...more

Rafael Osuna is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Osuna Rafael Osuna Herrera, nicknamed "El Pelón", was a former World No. 1 tennis player, the most successful player in the history of Mexico and an Olympian. He was born in Mexico ...more

Rafael Donato is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Donato Brother Rafael S. Donato, F.S.C., was a Filipino De La Salle Brother and was the past President of De La Salle University Manila, University of St. La Salle, De La Salle Lipa, La Salle Green ...more

Rafael Buenaventura is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Buenaventura Rafael Carlos Baltazar Buenaventura was a prominent banker in the Philippines and one-time governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas; he served under two Philippine presidents during one of ...more

Rafael Moneo is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Moneo José Rafael Moneo Vallés is a Spanish architect. He won the Pritzker Prize for architecture in 1996 and the RIBA Royal Gold Medal in 2003.

Rafael Guijosa is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Guijosa Rafael Guijosa Castillo is a former Spanish handball player, and current manager of Iran national handball team. When playing for the Spanish national team, he won bronze medals both in the 1996 ...more

Rafael Puyana is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Rafael Puyana Rafael Puyana Michelsen was a Colombian harpsichordist. Puyana was born in Bogotá in 1931, and began piano lessons at age 6 with his aunt and at age 13 made his debut at the Teatro ...more