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What does Sylvie mean?

Sylvie /syl-vie/ as a name for girls. Sylvie's name origin is Latin, and the name Sylvie means "woods, forest". Sylvie is a variant form, with the prefix Sy-, of Silvia (Latin): form of Sylvia.

Associated with: woods (tree)


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

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

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

(male) Sylgiv, Sylviean, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name history of Sylvie for girls. Sylvie entered the list in 2007 and reached its apex rank of #1117 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the history of Sylvie and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Sylvie (#1117 last year) ranked in the Top 2000 are Sylvia (#493 last year), Silvia (#1236) 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.