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    I would prefer Rafael and shorten it to Raf or Raffy.

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    I'd go Rafael and shorten it to Raf.

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    I've got a Rafael and we spelled it that way as my dh is Spanish so made more sense. I do usually spell it out at dr etc when they are searching but it's not that much of a big deal.
    He's always been known as Rafa. I don't think he would even respond if we called him Rafael!
    Although I'm obviously biased, most people I've come across love the name.

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    Rafael, because I like Raf as a nickname.

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    Rafael shortened to Raf or Rafe

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    Rafael

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    I had this same dilemma naming my DS. We were sitting in my OBs room looking at the baby name book and saw it spelt with a 'ff' as the italian origin so as we both have an italian background we went with that. Most of the time is Raff/Raffy.

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    My son would be so pumped if he'd been named Raphael lol. If he got to choose, it would be Leonardo!! Anyway, my vote is for Raphael, I don't think it matters if you shorten to Rafa or Rafy

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    Oops wrong thread!
    lol ...I can guess which one it was supposed to be in


 

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