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What does Silestia mean?

Silestia Pronunciation of Silestia [siles-tia] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of Silestia is "heavenly". Silestia is a variant form of Celeste (Latin): anglicized variant of CÚleste (French).


Silestia has 3 variants: Celestia, Salestia and Selestia.

16 more related forms via Celeste: Celesia, Celesta, Celestial, Celestin, Celestina, Saleste, Seleste, Selestina, Selestine, Selestyna, Silesta, Silestena, Silestijna, Silestina, Silestyna and Silestyne.

Creative forms:
(female) Sallestia, Solestia, ..

(male) Silesto, Sileston, ..

Middle name pairings:
Silestia Shea (S.S.), ..

How popular is Silestia?

Silestia is an uncommon given name for females. Silestia is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Silestia (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Celeste (#499 in recent rankings), Celestina, Celestia and Celesta. Usage of these forms of Silestia reached its apex in the year 2004 (adoption of 0.09%) and has become much lower since (adoption 0.03%, down 66.3%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Celesta, Celeste, Celestia, Celestina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Silestia and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aishia, Alecia, Aleethia, Aleshia, Alesia, Alessia, Alesta, Aletia, Allysia, Augustia, Blasia, Calesta, Chelesia, Cilia, Delysia, Fiesta, Filania, Filanthia, Filia, Hestia, Ieshia, Jonetia, Kalesta, Krystia, Lakeshia, Lesia, Lilia, Lillia, Maleia, Modestia (see Modesty), Myeshia, Olesia, Sabetha, Saletta, Salletta (see Sally), Sallvia, Saskia, Scotia, Seeria, Selenia, Selestyne (see Celeste), Sesilia, Shahsta (see Shasta), Sheiletta, Silia, Silija, Sillia, Sillija (see Silja), Silvania, Silvestra, Silvia, Silviana, Silvie, Silvija, Silvina, Silya, Sindia, Sinthia, Sintra, Sirenia, Stefcia (see Stephanie), Stesha, Syleena, Tessia, Tierria, Valentia, Valenzia, Valeria, Vanetia, Venetia, Vicentia, Viennia, Vincentia, Vinetia (see Venetia) and Zilvia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Silestia.

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