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What does Silvya mean?

Silvya Pronunciation of Silvya [sil-vya] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the name Silvya means "woods, forest". Silvya is a version of Silvia (Latin): version of Sylvia.

Associated with: woods (tree).


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

4 more alternative forms via Silvia: Silvana, Silvanna, Silvija and Sirvana.

Creative forms:
(female) Sigvya, Sivya, ..

(male) Silsy, Silve, ..

Middle name pairings:
Silvya Asiya (S.A.), ..

How popular is Silvya?

Silvya is an uncommon first name for women. Silvya is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Silvya (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Silvia (#1392 last year), Sylvia (#484) and Sylvie (#1183). Other forms, like Silvie, are uncommon. These forms of Silvya were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 (median #1057) and are now much less conventional. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Silvya is alike in pronunciation to Sallvia, Salvia, Sylva, Sylvee, Zilvia and Zylvia. Other recommended names are Aaliya, Aliya, Amilya, Bitya, Dinya, Geiliya, Gelya, Giliya, Gioya, Livya, Liya, Nevya, Olivya, Safiya, Salena, Salima, Salvina, Samya, Sela, Selbea (see Selby), Selby, Selia, Selima, Shadya, Shalva, Shaya, Sheilya, Sheva, Shila, Shilea, Sianna, Sibyl, Sienna, Siera, Sierra, Signa, Signy, Silesta, Silia, Silija, Siliya, Silja, Silken, Silkya, Sillia, Silliya (see Silja), Silver, Silvina, Silya, Sima, Sina, Sindia, Sindya, Sinisa, Siselya, Sisley, Sissy, Solana, Solina, Soloma, Solvag (see Solveig), Soraya, Sula, Sylina, Sylvina, Talya, Yuliya, Zinnya and Zinya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Silvya.

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