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What does Sylvana mean?

Sylvana \s(y)-lva-na, syl-vana\ as a girls' name. Sylvana's name origin is Latin, and the name Sylvana means "woods, forest". Sylvana is a derivative of Sylvia (Latin).


Sylvana has 8 variants: Silvana, Silvania, Silvanna, Silviana, Sylvanna, Sylviana, Sylvina and Sylvonna.

Sylvana has 14 more related forms via Sylvia: Silva, Silvaine, Silvia, Silvianne, Silvie, Sylva, Sylvee, Sylvette, Sylvianne, Sylvie, Sylvine, Sylwia, Zilvia and Zylvia.


Sylvana is an unusual given name for females. Sylvana is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent alternative forms of Sylvana (#unlisted) are Sylvia (#493 in 2014) and Silvia. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.6755%) and is now much less (usage 0.2535%, down 62.5%), with the forms Silvia and Sylvia becoming less stylish. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Sylvana and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Silvia, Sylvia in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Sylvana is alike in pronunciation to Salvina and Silvina. Like Sylvana, these names are not frequently used.