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  1. Rafael

    Rafael Pereira da Silva, commonly known as Rafael or Rafael da Silva, is a Brazilian footballer who plays for Manchester United. He normally plays as a right-back, but can also play on the right side of midfield. He and his twin brother, Fábio, both joined Manchester United from Fluminense in January 2007. Rafael has two caps for Brazil, having made his debut in a 3–1 victory over Denmark on 26 May 2012. He has also played for Brazil at under-17 level and was part of the silver medal-winning under-23 side at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Rafael is ranked #9006 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Rafael surname appeared 3,631 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Rafael.

    62.9% or 2,284 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    15.9% or 580 total occurrences were Asian.
    15.4% or 562 total occurrences were White.
    2.2% or 80 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    2% or 76 total occurrences were Black.
    1.3% or 49 total occurrences were of two or more races.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rafael in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rafael in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  1. Jef Stokes:

    We outfit quite a few big countries, a lot of sports stars: Roger Federer, Tiger Woods, Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal ... these are all under the Nike umbrella that we produce for.

  2. No Kyrgios:

    It's awesome. De Minaur's going to be a guy that's going to love playing on grass for De Minaur whole career, these type of balls, nightmare, so flat. De Minaur's De Minaur. I honestly think De Minaur can cause some damage the next round. I don't think Rafael Nadal is going to be liking the ball that's going to come at Rafael Nadal constantly for three hours.

  3. Rafael Pelayo:

    A lot of our single patients are worried that they're not going to be attractive to their bed partner if they wear the CPAP -- that they're going to be unattractive, and I tell them quite the opposite -- that once Rafael Pelayo use the CPAP, actually Rafael Pelayo're going to be feeling better and Rafael Pelayo're not going to be snoring. There's nothing sexy about snoring.

  4. Jorge Godoyfor:

    And I looked over at the cinematographer and like, both of our eyes were big as saucers. And I thought, holy s ---, this is going to be a wild one. EL CHAPO TRIED TO SMUGGLE COCAINE IN JALAPEO CANS, WAS INVOLVED IN NUMEROUS KILLINGS, PROSECUTORS SAY The filmmaker said this was the beginning of one stunning revelation after another. But I think the biggest bombshell of all for me and for all of us was that this story is much more complicated and this conspiracy is much more deep and vast than any of us had any idea of going into it in terms of all of the parties that are involved, and that was what really blew me away. Enrique' Rafael Caro-Quintero, the DEA agent murdered in Mexico in 1985. ( AP, File) My hope is that those revelations, whether they are involvement of a CIA asset or collusion by a DEA insider and the betrayal or even just the human toll it has taken on all these people after all these years just to see what it really looks like, what it felt like and how they carry it all these years later.

  5. Rafael Nadal:

    It’s very simple : I like what I do, i like playing tennis and I know it’s not forever. I like to feel Rafael Nadal of Spain competitive. I like to fight for the things that I have been fighting for almost half of my life.

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