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Gender: F Origin of Velvet: English word name

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Velvet is a name that couldn't possibly be softer or more luxuriant. Many people have fond memories of it via the character of Velvet Brown, played by the young Elizabeth Taylor in National Velvet, an intrepid young woman willing to masquerade as a boy to race her horse in a dangerous steeplechase.

Velvet actually had a brief sojourn on the Social Security list, from 1961 to 1964. Now, double trending as both a 'V' name and a word name might give Velvet a boost.

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Pop Culture References for the Name Velvet

Velvet Brown, Grand National winner in "National Velvet" (1935) by Enid Bagnold; daughter of William, a butcher, and Araminta, a former channel swimmer, and sister to Edwina, Malvolia "Mally," Meredith "Merry," and Donald
Velvet Underground, American rock band
Velvet, princess of a fallen country in the video game Odin Sphere
Velvet, rabbit faunus in the webshow "RWBY" by RoosterTeeth
Velvet, spy nickname of Liselle, a character in the Malloreon series by David Eddings
Violet Velvet, one of the fairies from TV series "Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom"

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