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    Default Which spelling?

    Interested to know which spelling people prefer - Rafael or Raphael? And how would you shorten each of them?

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    Raphael gets my vote
    I'd shorten to Rapha x

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    A friend of mine has just had a baby girl and has named her Kaysanne - a variation on Khe Sahn the song by Cold Chisel..

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    I think it is such a cute name. I would probably go for Rafael and then shorten to 'Raffy'

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ecky Dee View Post
    A friend of mine has just had a baby girl and has named her Kaysanne - a variation on Khe Sahn the song by Cold Chisel..
    I'm not sure how this is relevant to the OP?

    I've always seen it spelt Raphael. I'd still shorten it to Raf/Raffy.

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    Hi there, I like Rafael, Shortened to Raf. I don't like Raphael shortened to Raph. If it is going to be shortened, I reckon its easier if the letters stay the same iykwim. Ie I wouldn't shorten Raphael to Raf.

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    Raphael gets my vote

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    Quote Originally Posted by deku View Post
    I'm not sure how this is relevant to the OP?

    I've always seen it spelt Raphael. I'd still shorten it to Raf/Raffy.
    Oops wrong thread!


 

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