Namesakes

Fictional Characters from Television: 1 character
Rafe Hernandez (a.k.a. Rafael)   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Finnish Presidents and Prime Ministers: 2 prime ministers
(prime minister) Rafael Erich   1920-1921  
(prime minister) Rafael Paasio   1966-1968; 1972  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms: 1 hurricane
Hurricane Rafael   2012  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 2 actors
Benicio del Toro (a.k.a. Rafael)   1967-  
Joaquin Phoenix (a.k.a. Rafael)   1974-  
Notable Athletes: 8 soccer, 1 baseball, 1 basketball, 1 tennis
(basketball) Rafael Martín   1914-2010  
(baseball) Toby Hernández (a.k.a. Rafael)   1958-  
(soccer) Rafael Márquez   1979-  
(soccer) Rafael van der Vaart   1983-  
(soccer) Álvaro Rafael González   1984-  
(soccer) Rafinha (a.k.a. Rafael)   1985-  
(tennis) Rafael Nadal   1986-  
(soccer) Rubin Okotie (a.k.a. Rafael)   1987-  
(soccer) Frickson Erazo (a.k.a. Rafael)   1988-  
(soccer) Rafael da Silva   1990-  
(soccer) Rafa Silva (a.k.a. Rafael)   1993-  
Notable Writers: 1 author
Rafael Sabatini   1875-1950  
Olympic Medalists: 3 bronze, 1 silver
(bronze) Rafael Cañizares Poey   1972   basketball  
(bronze) Rafael Vidal Castro   1984   swimming - 200 m butterfly  
(bronze) Rafael Silva   2012   judo  
(silver) Rafael da Silva   2012   football  
Oscar Award Winners: 2 actors
(actor) Benicio del Toro (a.k.a. Rafael)   2000   Traffic  
(actor) Joaquin Phoenix (a.k.a. Rafael)   2019   Joker  
Saints: 2 saints
Saint Rafael Guízar y Valencia   1878-1938  
Saint Rafael Arnáiz Barón   1911-1938