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Silvanus meaning and name origin
Silvanus \s(i)-lva-nus, sil-vanus\ as a boy's name is pronounced sil-VAHN-nus. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Silvanus is "woods". Silvanus was the mythological ancient Greek god of trees. A number of saints bore the name. See also Silas and Sylvester.
For more information, see also the related name Selwyn.
A suggested similar baby name is Silvan.
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Popularity of Silvanus
Silvanus is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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