- a masculine name
- an archangel mentioned in the Apocrypha
Origin of RaphaelEcclesiastical Late Latin ; from Ecclesiastical Greek Rhaphaēl ; from Classical Hebrew (language) refael, literally , God hath healed
(born Raffaello Santi or Sanzio) 1483-1520; It. painter & architect
One of the archangels of Hebrew tradition.
Originally Raffaelo Sanzio. 1483–1520.
Italian painter whose works, such as The School of Athens (1510) and Sistine Madonna (1512), exemplify the ideals of the High Renaissance.