Rafael Surname History
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Rafael Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Rafael is often difficult to determine in cases which countries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Rafael may be in dispute depending on whether the family name originated organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of names that are based on professions, which can crop up in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers).
Rafael Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Rafael come may come from a craft, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these trade-based surnames can be a profession in a different language. For this reason it is important to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its family members. Many names like Rafael originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, and so forth. Often these names relate to a religious phrase such as "From the ash tree".
Rafael Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Rafael were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have led to misspellings of Rafael. Surnames like Rafael change in how they're spelled as they travel across tribes, family unions, and eras across time. Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Rafael family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.
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rafael Family Tree
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- Antonio Rafael Otero
- Jose Rafael Chavez 1810 - 1839
- Jose Rafael Garcia jurado 1792 - ?
- Jose Rafael Vigil 1782 - ?
- Julian Rafael Martin 1738 - ?
- Jose Rafael Lobato 1770 - ?
- Jose Rafael Chavez ? - 1903
- Jose Rafael Montoya 1787 - 1807
- Juan Rafael Otero 1824 - 1825
- Juan Rafael Sanchez, I ? - 1849