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Gender: Female Origin of Velvet: English word name

The name Velvet is a girl's name of English origin. Velvet and is often added to lists like Literary Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "What would be the perfect twin?".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Velvet

Velvet, stage name of Jenny Marielle Pettersson, Swedish pop singer

Pop Culture References for the name Velvet

Velvet Brown, character in book/film "National Velvet"
Velvet Underground, American rock band
Velvet, princess of a fallen country in the video game Odin Sphere
Velvet Polendina, 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"
Velvet (Velveteen) Vargas, main female character in 'The Mare', by Mary Gaitskill
Twilight Velvet Sparkle, character in "My Little Pony" series

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