Home > Silvy


What does Silvy mean?

Silvy Pronunciation of Silvy [sil-vy] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and Silvy means "woods, forest". Silvy is a version of Silvia (Latin): variation of Sylvia.

Associated with: woods (tree).


Silvy has 6 variants: Silva, Silvi, Silvie, Silvya, Sylvia and Sylvie.

2 more related forms via Silvia: Silvana and Silvija.

Creative forms:
(female) Salvy, Silphi, ..

(male) Silby, Silto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Silvy Allyson (S.A.), ..

How popular is Silvy?

Silvy is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#133114 out of 150436, Top 88%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Silvy (not ranked) are Silvia (#1392 in recent rankings), Sylvia (#484) and Sylvie (#1183). These forms of Silvy reached the top of their popularity in the 1910s (adoption of 0.27%) and are now much less popular (adoption 0.05%, 83%), with the version Sylvia becoming less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Silvia, Sylvia, Sylvie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Silvy is pronounced similarly to Salvia, Sylva, Sylvee and Zilvia. Other suggested similar names are Alvy, Elvy, Livvy, Livy, Rivy, Sally, Selby, Signy, Sile, Silia, Siliya, Silja, Silke, Silkya, Silver, Silya, Sindy, Sinny, Sinty, Sisley and Sissy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Silvy.

See names
in meaning and etymology.