Veli is an Ottoman Turkish name, mainly used by Ottoman affiliated populations as a male given name, meaning guardian and brother.
Veli is also a unisex name in South Africa in the Nguni language siSwati, shortened for names: Velaphi, Veliswa and Velile.
- Veli Acar, Turkish footballer
- Veli Kavlak, Austrian footballer
- Veli-Pekka Ketola, Finnish ice hockey player
- Veli Kızılkaya, Turkish footballer
- Veli Koota, Finnish boxer
- Veli Lampi, Finnish footballer
- Veli Lehtelä, Finnish rower
- Veli-Matti Lindström, Finnish ski jumper
- Veli Merikoski, Finnish politician and professor
- Veli Nieminen, Finnish gymnast and sports shooter
- Veli Paloheimo, Finnish tennis player
- Veli Saarinen, Finnish cross-country skier
- All pages that begin with "Veli"
- Adnan Veli (1916–1972), Turkish journalist, brother of poet Orhan Veli
- Gursel Veli (born 1982), Turkish-Bulgarian footballer
- Hacı Bayram-ı Veli (1352–1430), Turkish poet, founder of the Bayrami Sufi sect
- Haji Bektash Veli was an Islamic (Alevi) mystic, humanist and philosopher
- Orhan Veli (1914–1950), Turkish poet, born Orhan Veli Kanık
- Sultân Bayezid-î Velî was the oldest son and successor of Mehmed II
- Veļi, dead-soul spirits in Latvian mythology
- Veli, short name of Croatian village Veli Lošinj
- Veli, former name of the Armenian town Tsaghkavan, Tavush
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