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Silke - Meaning of Silke

What does Silke mean?

Meaning of the name SilkeCeciliaCeceliaShaylaCeliaCeilaCiceliaSheilaCecilCecileSissieKikiliaCeilSheliaCecetteCäcilieCloeliaCeleaCicilieSisselSylkeCicelyCecilySisile

[ 2 syll. sil-ke, si-lke ] The baby girl name Silke is pronounced SIH-LKeh- †. Silke's language of origin is Latin, and it is predominantly used in the Dutch, Frisian, and German languages.

Silke is a Dutch, Frisian, and German diminutive form of Cäcilie (German) and a Dutch, Frisian, and German diminutive form of Cecilia (English, Finnish, German, Italian, Scandinavian, and Spanish).

Silke is also a Frisian and German diminutive form of Celia (English, Italian, Latin, Polish, Scandinavian, and Spanish).

Sylke (Frisian and German variant spelling) is a form of Silke.

See also the related form, Silko (German).

See also the related categories, frisian, dutch, and german.

Silke is an unusual baby name for girls. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names. In 2015, out of the group of girl names directly linked to Silke, Cecilia was the most frequently used.

Baby names that sound like Silke include Saileigh, Salla, Sallah, Salleigh, Sallya, Sallyah, Salus, Saluss, Salusse, Salwah, Salya, Salyah, Saula, Scelflesh, Scilla, Scyla, Seila, Sela, Selas, and Selass.

† English pronunciation for Silke: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"


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