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Gender: F Meaning of Vela: "shore, coast" Origin of Vela: Sanskrit

Vela is one of those rare names that is at once simple, straightforward, exotic, and unusual, at least in the Western World. Besides being an Indian girls' name, Vela is a Southern sky constellation whose name is Latin for sail.

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In Harry Potter: The Veela are a race of semi-human, semi-magical hominids reminiscent of the Sirens of Greek mythology.