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What does Sylvana mean?

Sylvana Pronunciation of Sylvana as a girls' name is a Latin name, and the name Sylvana means "woods, forest". Sylvana is a version of Sylvia (Latin).


ASSOCIATED WITH woods (tree)


VARIANTS Sylvonna, Sylvina, Sylviana, Sylvanna, Silviana, Silvanna, Silvania, Silvana

RELATED FORMS VIA SYLVIA Silva, Silvaine, Silvia, Sylva, Sylvee, Sylvianne, Sylvie, Sylvine, Sylwia, Zylvia



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How popular is Sylvana?

Sylvana is an unusual given name for females. Sylvana is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Sylvana (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Sylvia (#490 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Sylvie (#897), Silvia (#1394) and Sylva. Usage of these relations of Sylvana was at its highest in the 1910s (AVERAGE #1152) and is now much diminished (#1195, 80% LESS USAGE), with the form Sylvia becoming somewhat outmoded. Sylvia is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Sylvie has become popular as well over time. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Silvia, Sylva, Sylvia, Sylvie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Sylvana is alike in pronunciation to Salvina and Silvina. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aivana, Alana, Aliana, Allana, Alvena, Arlana, Aydana, Calvina, Delana, Devana, Diliana, Dylana, Elana, Elviana, Elvina, Evana, Galiana, Geovana, Giovana, Gleana, Iliana, Illiana, Jeovana, Jilana, Jiliana, Jillana, Jovana, Juliana, Julyana, Kalana, Levana, Liliana, Livana, Malana, Meleana, Milana, Oliana, Ryana, Rylina, Saleena, Sana, Savana, Savanha (see Savannah), Savanna, Savina, Seana, Selena, Selenna, Selina, Sevanna, Shalana, Sharana, Shavona, Shayana, Siriana, Sirvana, Sirvanna, Sloane, Solana, Solvag (see Solveig), Stevana, Suesana, Susana, Suzana, Syleena, Sylena, Sylina, Symona, Sypriana, Syrena, Tyana, Vyvyana and Xylona. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sylvana.

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