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What does Sylvette mean?

Sylvette Pronunciation of Sylvette [syl-vette] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the name Sylvette means "woods, forest". Sylvette is a version of Sylvia (Latin).

Associated with: woods (tree).


3 different relations via Sylvia: Sylvee, Sylvie and Sylvine.

Creative forms:
(female) Sylvetra, Sylvetti, ..

(male) Sylvetley, Sylvetton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sylvette Ella (S.E.), ..

How popular is Sylvette?

Sylvette is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Sylvette is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Sylvia (#484 in recent rankings) and Sylvie (#1183) are the popular variation forms of Sylvette (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Sylvee, are seldom used. These relations of Sylvette were popular as birth names during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.3%) and have become significantly less common since, with the form Sylvia falling out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alette, Alivette, Allette, Arlette, Bellette, Cloette, Colette, Collette, Earvette (see Irvette), Eevette (see Evette), Eliette, Ellette, Elyette, Erlette, Ervette, Evette, Eyvetta (see Evette), Eyvette, Gilette, Halette, Irvette, Ivette, Jolette, Joliette, Julette, Juliette, Julyette, Kolette, Lavette, Lynette, Lynnette, Lysbette, Lyzbette (see Elizabeth), Lyzette, Nellette, Nynette, Olette, Olivette, Rillette, Ryette, Sabrette, Saleste, Saletta, Salletta (see Sally), Sallette, Sarette, Seleste, Shakette (see Sha-), Silverie, Susette, Suzette, Villette, Vynette, Vyolette, Waldette, Willette, Wilmette, Wyette, Yevette, Yolette and Yvette. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sylvette.

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