What does Sylva mean?
How popular is Sylva?
Sylva is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#14792 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Sylva and affiliated names. Silvia and Sylvia (#493 2 years ago) are the popular related forms of Sylva (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Sylvine, are seldom used. These relations of Sylva were at the top of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (average #324) and are now significantly less conventional (#746, 62.5% less). (2014 Birth Statistics)