What does Sylva mean?
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 last year) are the popular related forms of Sylva (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.6755%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.2535%, down 62.5%), with the forms Silvia and Sylvia becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)