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Silvia meaning and name origin

Silvia \s(i)-lvia, sil-via\ as a girl's name is pronounced SIL-vee-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Silvia is "woods, forest". Variant of Sylvia. Shakespeare used Silvia for a heroine's name in "Two Gentlemen of Verona".

Silvia has 13 variant forms: Silva, Silvana, Silvanna, Silvestra, Silvi, Silvie, Silvija, Sirvana, Sirvanna, Silvy, Silvya, Sylvia and Sylvie.

Silvia is also pronounced similarly to Sallvia, Salvia, Sylva, Zilvia and Zylvia. Other suggested similar baby names are Silia, Sillia and Silvina.

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Popularity of Silvia

Silvia is a very popular first name for females (#459 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4001 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Silvia name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Silvia with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Silvia name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Silvia outside U.S.

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