Sanskrit, Latin
"shore, sail"

Vela Origin and Meaning

The name Vela is girl's name of Latin, Sanskrit origin meaning "shore, sail".
Vela is one of those rare names that is at once simple, straightforward, authentic, 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 – originally part of the Argo Navis constellation.

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Vela in Pop Culture

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