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What does Sylwia mean?

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

Associated with: woods (tree).


12 different relations via Sylvia: Silva, Silvia, Silvie, Sylva, Sylvana, Sylvee, Sylviana, Sylvie, Sylvina, Sylvine, Zilvia and Zylvia.

Creative forms:
(female) Sylna, Sylsa, ..

(male) Sylia, Sylsil, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sylwia Samiya (S.S.), ..

How popular is Sylwia?

Sylwia is a rare first name for women. Sylwia is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Sylwia (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Silvia (#1392 the previous year), Sylva, Sylvia (#484) and Sylvie (#1183). Other variants, like Silva, are seldom used. These forms of Sylwia were at the peak of their popularity a century ago (median #1152) and have become much less conventional since. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Sylwia is alike in pronunciation to Celia, Cilia, Salli, Sallie, Seelia, Sela, Selia, Selie, Silia, Siliya, Sillia, Silliya, Silya, Sula, Xyla, Xylia, Zalia, Zaylia, Zelia, Zolia and Zylia. Other recommended names are Cyndia, Cyntia, Cythia, Daleia, Dalia, Ellia, Fulvia, Lallia, Lelia, Lilia, Lydia, Malkia, Myrtia, Nelia, Nydia, Otylia, Pelia, Salcia, Salina, Salma, Saloma, Salvia, Salvina, Samia, Saria, Scotia, Selbie, Selda, Shalia, Shania, Shawna, Shelia, Shyla, Silkie, Silkya, Sillija (see Silja), Silvi, Silvya, Siria, Skyla, Solina, Stacia, Sydni, Sydonia, Syleena, Sylena, Sylina, Symona, Syndi, Syndia, Syria, Tulia, Tullia and Yulia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sylwia.

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