Origin: Hebrew
2 famous people named Velvel found on Wikipedia.
Used in: Yiddish


Velvel (Yiddish: װעלװעל‎) or Velvl (Yiddish: װעלװל‎) is a Yiddish masculine given name meaning "Wolf" in Yiddish.
Velvel is often associated with the tribe of Benjamin, who is described in the Bible as a wolf, i.e. a mighty and fearless warrior (Genesis 49:27). Velvel is often used as a Yiddish form of William.


Famous People: 2 found on Wikipedia.
Popularity Name Birth Year Description
1 Velvel Pasternak American musicain
2 Velvel Zbarjer 1826 Yiddish theatre precursor