- a masculine name
- an archangel mentioned in the Apocrypha
Origin of RaphaelEcclesiastical Late Latin from Ecclesiastical Greek Rhapha?l 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.