What does Silvain mean?
Associated with: woods (tree).
(male) Silsan, Sivain, ..
(female) Silan, Silman, .. Middle name pairings:
Silvain Boone (S.B.), ..
How popular is Silvain?
Silvain is an uncommon given name for men but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#138741 out of 150436, Top 92%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Silvain (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Sylvio, Silvio and Silverio. Adoption of these forms of Silvain was common a century ago. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Silvain is pronounced similarly to Salvian, Silvan, Silvaon and Sylvan. Other suggested similar names are Ailin, Alain, Albain, Allain, Alvin▼, Blain, Calvin, Dalvwin (see Delvin), Delvin, Eilgin, Elvin▼, Galvin, Girvin, Kalvin, Kelvin, Malvin, Melvin▼, Miltin (see Milton), Saladin, Salman, Salvino, Salvio, Savin, Selwin, Sevrin, Shivaun, Sigvard, Silas▲, Silver, Sinjin, Sivnie (see Sivney), Slavin, Slawin (see Slavin), Sloan, Stevan, Svein and Swain. These names tend to be more frequently used than Silvain.See names in meaning and etymology.