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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Vel`vet*een"
A kind of cloth, usually cotton, made in imitation of velvet; cotton velvet.

Etymology: Cf. F. velvantine. See Velvet

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A usually cotton fabric with a short pile imitating velvet

velvet +‎ -een

  1. A cotton fabric with a short pile, resembling velvet.

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Fun Facts about the name Velveteen

  • When was the first name Velveteen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Velveteen is Sunday, January 3rd, 1892.
  • How unique is the name Velveteen? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Velveteen. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Velveteen: Your name in reverse order is Neetevlev. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eevenevlt. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Velveteen born Dec 14, 1950

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 USA South-East approximately on 1025. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.