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What does Sylvie mean?

Sylvie Pronunciation of Sylvie [sylvie] as a name for girls is a Latin name, and the name Sylvie means "woods, forest". Sylvie is a variant form of Silvia (Latin): form of Sylvia.

Associated with: woods (tree).


Sylvie has 9 variants: Silva, Silvi, Silvie, Silvy, Silvya, Sylva, Sylvee, Zilvia and Zylvia.

9 more related forms via Silvia, Sylvia: Silvaine, Silvija, Sylvana, Sylvette, Sylviana, Sylvianne, Sylvina, Sylvine and Sylwia.

Creative forms:
(female) Selvie, Sumvie, ..

(male) Syldi, Sylgiv, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sylvie Bridgette (S.B.), ..

How popular is Sylvie?

Sylvie is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3193 out of 4276, Top 75%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Sylvie entered the list in 2007 and reached its apex rank of #1117 in the U.S. in 2014, and is at #1183 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sylvie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sylvie outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Sylvie (#1183 last year) ranked in the Top 2000 are Sylvia (#484 last year), Silvia (#1392) and Sylva. Usage of these forms of Sylvie was at its apex a century ago (adoption of 0.3%) and has become significantly less since, with the form Sylvia going out of style.

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

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

Similar Names

Sylvie is alike in pronunciation to Sallvia and Salvia. Other suggested similar names are Ailie, Aillie, Alfie, Allfie, Alvie, Byrdie, Cellie, Collie, Delie, Dulcie, Elfie, Elsie, Elvie, Evvie, Gypsie, Hallie, Hillie, Hollie, Huldie, Jolie, Jullie, Kalie, Kallie, Kelcie, Kellie, Kylie, Malfie, Mallie, Malvie, Melvie, Millie, Nellie, Nelsie, Phyllie, Rylie, Sallee, Salli, Sallie, Sammie, Sandie, Savine, Seelie, Selbee, Selbie, Selia, Selie, Sharie, Shelbie, Shellie, Sherie, Sidnie, Silkie, Sinnie, Sofie, Soline, Solvej, Sophie, Stevie, Sukie, Susie, Suzie, Sydnie, Sylena, Symone, Syndi, Syndia, Syndie, Syria, Talie, Tavie, Tillie, Willie and Yollie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sylvie.

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