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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.
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Rafael Nadal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
age 32
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

Rafael Palmeiro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
age 54
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
age 25
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
age 39
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
age 52
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
age 41
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
Dec. at 37 (1483-1520)
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
age 36
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
age 40
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
age 28
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
Dec. at 70 (1891-1961)
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
age 38
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
age 34
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
age 40
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
age 58
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

Rafael Uribe Uribe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
Dec. at 55 (1859-1914)
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
Dec. at 75 (1906-1981)
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
Dec. at 30 (1892-1922)
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
age 25
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
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
age 33
Raphael Díaz is an ice hockey player.

Rafael Márquez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
age 43
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
age 55
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
age 37

Rafael Pardo Rueda is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Rafael & Raphael
age 65
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