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What does Sylvie mean?

Sylvie Pronunciation of Sylvie as a name for girls is a Latin name, and the name Sylvie means "woods, forest". Sylvie is a variant form of Silvia (Latin): respelling of Sylvia.


ASSOCIATED WITH woods (tree)


VARIANTS Zylvia, Zilvia, Sylvee, Sylva, Silvya, Silvy, Silvie, Silvi, Silva

RELATED FORMS VIA SILVIA, SYLVIA Silvaine, Silvija, Sylvana, Sylvette, Sylviana, Sylvianne, Sylvina, Sylvine, Sylwia



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How popular is Sylvie?

Sylvie is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3193 out of 4276, Top 75%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Sylvie entered the list in 2007 and reached its apex rank of #897 in the U.S. in 2018. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Sylvie (#897 LAST YEAR) ranked in the Top 2000 are Sylvia (#490), Silvia (#1394) and Sylva. Usage of these forms of Sylvie was at its apex a century ago (ADOPTION OF 0.3%) and has become significantly less since (ADOPTION 0.1%, 79.9%), with the form Sylvia going out of style. Sylvia has generally been popular among parents, although Sylvie seems to be gaining favor too.

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

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

Similar Names

Sylvie is alike in pronunciation to Sallvia and Salvia. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Ailie, Aillie, Alfie, Allfie, Alvie, Byrdie, Cellie, Collie, Delie, Dulcie, Elfie, Elsie, Elvie, Evvie, Gypsie, Hallie, Hillie, Hollie, Huldie, Jolie, Jullie, Kalie, Kallie, Kelcie, Kellie, Kylie, Malfie, Mallie, Malvie, Melvie, Millie, Nellie, Nelsie, Phyllie, Rylie, Sallee, Salli, Sallie, Sammie, Sandie, Savine, Seelie, Selbee, Selbie, Selia, Selie, Sharie, Shelbie, Shellie, Sherie, Sidnie, Silkie, Sinnie, Sofie, Soline, Solvej, Sophie, Stevie, Sukie, Susie, Suzie, Sydnie, Sylena, Symone, Syndi, Syndia, Syndie, Syria, Talie, Tavie, Tillie, Willie and Yollie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sylvie.

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