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What does Xylia mean?

Xylia /xy-lia/ as a girls' name is pronounced ZYE-lee-ah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Xylia is "woodland; wood-dweller". Related to Sylvia.

Associated with: greek, wood (tree)


Xylia has 4 variants: Xyla, Xylina, Xylona and Zylina.

Xylia has 8 more related forms via Sylvia: Silva, Silvia, Sylva, Sylvie, Sylvina, Sylwia, Zilvia and Zylvia.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Nilia, Xyliani, ..

(male) Xylianes, Xyliano, ..

How popular is Xylia?

Xylia is a rare given name for females. Xylia is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


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

Sylvia (#493 last year), Sylvie (#1117), Silvia (#1236) and Sylva are the prominent varying forms of Xylia (outside Top 2000). Other forms, like Zilvia, are uncommon. These forms of Xylia were popular as birth names during 1910-1919 (average #1152) and have become significantly less common since (#1211, down 83%), with the version Sylvia falling out of fashion. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Xylia and related names. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Similar Names


Xylia is pronounced similarly to Ceilia, Cela, Celia, Celie, Cili, Cilia, Cilla, Seelia, Sela, Selia, Selie, Silia, Siliya, Sillia, Silya, Sula, Zalia, Zaylia, Zelia, Zelie, Zila, Zilla, Zola, Zolia and Zylia. Other recommended names are Alia, Allia, Belia, Caylia, Cytia (see Cynthia), Dalia, Delia, Elia, Ellia, Eulia, Filia, Galia, Gilia, Halia, Helia, Illia, Julia, Kalia, Kyria, Lalia, Lelia, Lilia, Lycia, Lydia, Lygia, Lyria, Lyvia, Malia, Melia, Nelia, Nydia, Nykia, Olia, Otylia, Pelia, Syria, Talia, Tulia, Tyria, Xavia, Xenia, Xia and Yulia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Xylia.