[ syll. syl, sy-l ] The baby boy name Syl is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced as SihL †. Syl is largely used in the English language, and it is derived from Latin and English origins.
Syl is a contraction of the name Sylvester (English) as well as an English variant of the name Silvester (English, French, and German).
Syl is also a contraction of the name Sylvan (English).
See also the related categories, english and latin.
Syl is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Syl include Sil, Sill, Syll, Cyle, Saele, Sail, Saile, Sal, Salâh, Saul, Saúl, Saül, Sawl, Sayle, Schley, Scull, Seal, Seale, Seall, and Seel.
† approx pronunciation for Syl: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"