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Silvain

What does Silvain mean?

Silvain Pronunciation of Silvain [sil-vain] as a name for boys is a Latin name, and the name Silvain means "woods". Silvain is a variant form of Silvanus (Latin).

Associated with: woods (tree).

Variations

5 relations via Silvanus: Silvano, Silverio, Silvino, Silvio and Sylvio.

Creative forms:
(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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Silverio, Silvio, Sylvio in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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