Sylvan name meaning

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Latin and English
Usage: English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: s(y)-lvan
Meaning: Forest and Woodsy
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What does Sylvan mean?

Desirable and Ever lasting unisex name Sylvan means "Forest or Woodsy" used primarily in Swedish, English, Norwegian, Danish and Finnish has its origin in Latin and English languages.. The name is celebrated on May 4th.

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How do I pronounce Sylvan?

The most common way to pronounce two syllabled Sylvan is s(y)-lvan. Some people pronounce it as syl-van.

Variants of Sylvan

Silvan, Silvanus, Silvianus, Silas, Silvana, Sylvian, Sil, Silvius, Silvian, Sillas, Saul, Silvane, Sylva, Silvia

Names that rhyme with Sylvan

How popular is the name Sylvan?

Sylvan used to be a common name in United States, first appeared in 1886 and over 3250 babies have been given the name in 133 years. At the peak of its usage in 1912,.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 133 years. Sylvan is an uncommon baby name in still in use in England and Wales. Also, in France, it has been in use since 1978 and achieved its top most rank of 1790 in 1978.

Also, Sylvan is a familiar name in Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Canada, South Africa and England. According to our findings, at least 4000 people have been bestowed Sylvan around the globe.

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Sylvan in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Sylvan?

You are not like other people. You can't get used to a boring life and monotony. You are like a cat. No matter how you fall, you always get back on your feet. If letter N is your capstone in your name, you are driven by success, spirituality, personal growth and accomplishing impossible goals. People envy your success and personal life, and would give just anything to be like you. Your great sense of humor makes you attractive in other people's eyes.

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  •  Asta - Asta's meaning is Risen One, Weapon or Beautiful is notably used in Tamil and Faroese and is bestowed upon baby girls came from Latin and Old Greek
  •  Juvenal - Unwonted Juvenals origin is Latin, meaning of Juvenal is "Young" which is used prevalently in English is a baby boy name
  •  Meera means Aristocratic Lady, Precious Gem or Light is used as a unisex name and is primarily used in Hindi and Tamil has origin in Latin and Sanskrit
  •  Varya - Originated from Latin, Odd and Contemporary Varya is used as a gender-neutral name, Varya means "Chief, Eminent or Valuable" is notably used in Marathi, Marathi and Hindi
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Famous people named Sylvan

  • Sylvan Shemitz, American lighting designer best
  • Sylvan Ebanks-Blake, English professional footballer
  • Sylvan Goldman, American businessman and inventor of the shopping cart
  • Sylvan Muldoon, American esotericist
  • Sylvano Harvey in Enemy of Rome as Actor

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