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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. VEHL-vət

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.