Sylvester - Meaning of Sylvester

What does Sylvester mean?

[ 3 syll. syl-ves-ter, sy-lvest-er ] The baby boy name Sylvester is pronounced as SihLVAH-ST-er or Siy-LVAH-STReh- †. Sylvester is largely used in the English language and it is derived from Latin origins.

Sylvester is a variant transcription of the name Silas (English).

Sylvester is also an English variant transcription of the name Silvester (English, French, and German).

Sly (English pet form), Syl (English contraction), and Silvester (English, French, and German variant spelling) are forms of Sylvester.

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Sylvester is a rare baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1901, 0.104% of baby boys were given the name Sylvester. Its ranking then was #139. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and is now of very light use. In 2018, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Sylvester, Silas was the most commonly used.

Baby names that sound like Sylvester include Sylvestre, Salbador, Silvestre, Silvestro, and Silvestr.

† Pronunciation for Sylvester: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"

A famous person named Sylvester is Actor, Sylvester Stallone, born 6 July 1946, New York, New York.

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