Rafe – Scary Mommy

Rafe

A diminutive of the German name Ralph ("wolf counsel," whatever that means), but it can also be a diminutive of Rafferty or Rafael. Regardless of what it's short for, you'll call your little Rafe by everything but his name anyway if he has pets or siblings.

Nicknames:

Um, Rafe.

Famous people named Rafe:

Actors Ralph "Rafe" Fiennes and Rafe Spall; music producer Rafe Gomez; journalist/author Rafe Needleman; reality TV personality Rafe Judkins; songwriter Rafe VanHoy.

Fun fact:

When Rafe gets a little older, he may enjoy the book (and movie) Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson, in which the main character is middle-schooler Rafe Khatchadorian.

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Fab Four-Letter Names For Boys, Radiant R Names For Baby Boys, Simple One-Syllable Boy Names, Short, Sweet Baby Boy Names,