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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.