What does Sylvana mean?
Sylvana /syl-vana/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name. Sylvana's name origin is Latin, and the name Sylvana means "woods, forest". Sylvana is a version of Sylvia (Latin) with the suffix -na.
How popular is Sylvana?
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 (outside Top 1000) 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%, 62.5% less), 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)