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Boy Names Starting with Si-

Si- baby names and what they mean, with 41 results. Si- names are used more often as feminine names. Adoption of these boy names reached its apex a century ago (adoption of 0.33%) and is almost as widespread today (adoption 0.27%, 18% less), but with names like Sidney becoming somewhat outmoded. Silas (#129) and Simon (#234) are two of the more fashionable names for newborns in this compilation, while Sines (top 6%) and Sipes (3%) are familiar Si- surnames. Here is the list of Si- names for girls.

Si- names

Sicily - Simarron | Simba - Sixto | Sixtus

Sicily - Simarron

Sicily, var. Sicilly
.. the island off Italy. Rare. Compare Sicily, Sicilly with popular surnames Snively (upper 12%), Selly (68%), which also end with -ly.

Sidney and variantsSidney, var. Sid
Stems fr. Old English element. "Wide meadow." Sid and Sidney are more popular as baby names compared to other variant forms.

Based on Latin word. "From Sidonia." Sidoon and Stannio are creative variations.

Siegfried, var. Sigfred, Sigfrid, Sigfried, Sigfryd, Sigvard
Stems fr. Old German word. "Peace of victory." Siegfried, Sigfried, etc. are rarely used as birth names.

Sigbjorn, var. Siegbjorn
Derived fr. Old Norse element. "Victory bear." Sigbjorn and Siegbjorn are not Top 2000 names.

Sigmund and variantsSigmund, var. Siegmund, Sigismond, Sigismondo, Sigismund, Sigismundus, Sigismundo, Sigmond
From Old German. "Victorious hand or protector." Sigmund (top 11%), Siegmund (18%) and Sigmond (53%) appear commonly as last names.

Signe, var. Signy
From Scandinavian language. Part of the name is related .. Signe and Signy are scarce as first names.

Root fr. Old Norse element. "Guardian of victory." Less popular today. Sigurd last appeared in 1910-1919 in the Top 2000.

Sigwald, var. Siegwald
Stems fr. Old German element. "Victorious leader." Not Top 2000 names.

Form of Alexander. Root fr. Greek word. "Man's defender, warrior." Not in popularity charts. See also Nikander.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Si- names: Sid, Sidney, Sigmund, Sigurd, Silas

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Si- names: Silver, Silverio, Silvester, Silvestre, Silvio

Silas and variantsSilas, var. Silvan, Silvano1, Silvaon, Silvanus1, Silvio1
Based on Latin. Short form of Silvanus, from a .. Silas is a frequently occurring (upper 59%) masculine name, whereas Silvan, Silvano, Silvaon, Silvanus and Silvio are scarcely used.

Var. of Celesto. Source fr. Latin. "Heavenly." Not Top 2000 name.

Sill, var. Sills
Derivative of Old English language. "Beam, threshold." Sill and Sills were not among 2015's Top names.

Silvanus and variantsSilvanus2, var. Silvain, Silvano2, Silverio, Silvino, Silvio2
Root fr. Latin. "Woods." Less common today. Silvio was the version last appearing (1960-1969) in the Top 2000.

Based on the word, or possibly .. Also used for girls. Somewhat atypical as a children's name, Silver is found more often as a surname.

Silverman, var. Silberman, Silbermann
Root fr. Old German word. "Silver worker." Silberman, Silbermann and Silverman are seldom found as masculine names.

Silverton, var. Silvertown
From Old English word. "Silver town." Unusual. Silverton, like Somerton, ends with the androgynous-sounding -on.

Silvester and variantsSilvester1, var. Silvestre1, Silvestro
Root fr. Latin element. "Of the woods." Silvester, Silvestre and Silvestro are hardly found as first names.

Silvester2, Silvestre2
Var. of Sylvester. Stems fr. Latin. "Of the woods." Adoption of Silvester and variants was common among parents 21 years ago.

Simarron, Simeron
Forms of Cimarron. Place name .. Not in popularity charts.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Si- names for boys.

1. Sicily - Simarron
Sicily [Sicilly], Sidney [Sid], Sidonio, Siegfried [Sigfrid, Sigvard, Sigfryd, Sigfred, Sigfried], Sigbjorn [Siegbjorn], Sigmund [Sigmond, Sigismund, Sigismond, Sigismondo, Sigismundo, Sigismundus, ..], Signe [Signy], Sigurd, Sigwald [Siegwald], Alexander [Sikander], Silas [Silvio, Silvan, Silvano, Silvaon, Silvanus], Celesto [Silestino], Sill [Sills], Silvanus [Silvio, Silvano, Silvino, Silvain, Silverio], Silver, Silverman [Silberman, Silbermann], Silverton [Silvertown], Silvester [Silvestre, Silvestro], Sylvester [Silvester, Silvestre], Cimarron [Simeron, Simarron]

Simba, Simcha [Simha], Simeon [Sima, Simyon], Simmons [Sim, Simms, Simmonds], Simon [Simms, Simone, Simmons, Simpson, Simmonds, Simonson, ..], Simpson, Sinbad [Sindbah], Sinclair [Sinclare, Sinclaire], Sinjin, Zion [Sion], Sion, George [Sior, Siors, Siorus], Cipriano [Siprian, Siprien, Sipryan], Siraj, Sergio [Sirgio, Sirgios], Sirius, Scirocco [Sirocco], Sivney [Sivnie, Sivneigh], Seward [Siward], Sextus [Sixto, Sixtus]


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