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What does Silvestre mean?

Silvestre Pronunciation of Silvestre [sil-vestre] as a name for boys is of Latin origin, and the name Silvestre means "of the woods". Silvestre is a variant form of Silvester (Latin): original variant of Sylvester.

Associated with: woods (tree).


1 different relation via Silvester, Sylvester: Silvestro.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Silvestre River (S.R.), ..

How popular is Silvestre?

Silvestre is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#12549 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Silvestre was first listed in 1990 and reached its top position of #1542 in the U.S. in 1992, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Silvestre name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Silvestre outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Silvester and Sylvester (#1983 the previous year) are the prominent variation forms of Silvestre appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Silvestre were favored during the years 1900-1909 (average #1173) and have become significantly less popular since, with the form Sylvester becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Silvestre, Silvester, Sylvester in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Belvedere, Dimetre, Salvatore, Selestine, Silestino (see Celesto), Silver, Silverio, Silverman, Silverton, Silvertown (see Silverton) and Sylver. These names tend to be more commonly used than Silvestre.

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