Rafe

Gender:boy

Meaning:wolf

Origin:Norse

Pronunciation:rayf

Variations:Raife

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Rafe is a variant of the name Ralph. It appeared in the 17th century and was popular but now Ralph is the more commonly found form. Ralph comes from the Norse word for ‘Wolf’, and is pronounced ‘ROLF’, Rafe can be taken to have the same meaning. Rafe could also be used as the pet form of Raphael.

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