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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vell

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Vell
The salted stomach of a calf, used in making cheese; a rennet bag.

Etymology: Cf. L. vellus the skin of a sheep with the wool on it, a fleece, a hide or pelt, or E. fell a hide

verb Vell
To cut the turf from, as for burning.

Etymology: Cf. Vell (n.)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Vell

Michael Le Vell is an actor. He has been prominent since 1981. Michael was given the name Michael Robert Turner on December 15th, 1964 in Newton Heath.


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Popularity of Vell as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vell U.S.
  White 48.51% 64.26%
  African American 38.81% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.97% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vell

People with the last name Vell are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Vell

  • How Popular is the name Vell? As a last name Vell was the 127,494th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Vell first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Vell is Wednesday, September 13th, 1882.
  • How unique is the name Vell? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Vell. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Vell: Your name in reverse order is Llev. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lvel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vell? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 134 people with the last name Vell.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vell? Vell is one of the most unique last names recorded.

What Vells Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Vell born Nov 9, 2010

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 775. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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