Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈvɛl.vət/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the English word for the soft fabric. It became used as a given name after the main character in Enid Bagnold's book National Velvet (1935) and the movie (1944) and television (1960) adaptations.


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Entry updated November 16, 2019