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Silvius - Meaning of Silvius

What does Silvius mean?

Meaning of the name SilviusSilviuSilvioSilvanSilvesterSilas

[ 3 syll. sil-viu(s), si-lvi-us ] The baby boy name Silvius is pronounced as SIHLViy-ahS †. Silvius is used chiefly in the German language and its origin is Latin. The name's meaning is man of the woods. It is derived from the element 'silva' meaning wood, forest. Silvius (Latin) is an old form of Silvius. The name was borne by Saint Silvius, an early Christian martyr at Alexandria, Egypt. The name Silvia (English, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish) is the female form of Silvius.

The name Silvio (English, Italian, and Spanish) and the name Silviu (Romanian) are variants of Silvius.

See also the related forms, Silas (English), Silvester (English, French, and German), and Silvan (German and Slavic).

See also the related categories, wood, martyr (death), christian (missionary), man (humanity), and german.

Silvius is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Silvius, Silas was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Silvius include Salvia, Shelbea, Silvestio, Chwalibog, Shilpa, Slavik, Slavka, and Slavko.

† English pronunciation for Silvius: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"


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