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What does Silvana mean?

Silvana \s(i)-lva-na, sil-vana\ as a girls' name is pronounced sil-VAHN-ah. It is of Italian origin, and the meaning of Silvana is "woodland, forest". Feminine of Silvanus.


Silvana has 3 variants: Silva, Silvanna and Silvina.

For more on this name, see also related girl names Silvia and Sylvia.


Silvana is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2928 out of 4276, Top 68%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Silvia and Sylvia (#493 the previous year) are the prominent varying forms of Silvana (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names was at its peak during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.6755%) and is now much less (usage 0.2535%, down 62.5%), with the forms Silvia and Sylvia becoming less stylish. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Silvana and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Silvia, Sylvia in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Silvana is pronounced similarly to Salvina, Silvania, Silviana, Sylvana, Sylvanna, Sylviana and Sylvina. Other suggested similar baby names are Silvaine and Sirvana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Silvana.