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Sylvia - Meaning of Sylvia

What does Sylvia mean?

Meaning of the name SylviaSilviaSilveaSileSilvyaSelvaSilviyaSylvannaSilvieSilveriaSylSlyviaSilvanaSylwiaSylvyaSylviannSylviSylvanaSilvanneSilvaineSilvestraZilviaSylvianeSilviSilvanna

[ 3 syll. syl-via, sy-lv-ia ] The baby girl name Sylvia is pronounced as SIHL-Viy-ah in English †. Sylvia is used predominantly in the English, German, Italian, and Scandinavian languages, and its origin is Latin.

Sylvia is a variation of the name Silvana (English, German, Italian, and Spanish).

Sylvia is also a variant spelling (English, German, Italian, and Scandinavian) of the name Silvia (English, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish).

Silvi (English diminutive form) and Silvia (English, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish variant spelling) are forms of Sylvia.

See also the related form, Sylviann.

See also the related categories, italian, scandinavian, and german.

Sylvia is a classic favorite. Today it is still a fairly popular baby name for girls, though not to the extent it was previously. At the modest height of its usage in 1937, 0.396% of baby girls were given the name Sylvia. It ranked at #50 then. The baby name has since experienced a steep loss in popularity, and is of occasional use in recent years. In 2018, its usage was only 0.034% and its ranking #490, but it was nonetheless the most popular within all girl names in its group.

Baby names that sound like Sylvia include Silvea, Sallvia, Sallviah, Salvia, Salviah, Shelbea, Silvija, Silviya, Slavica, Slyvia, Solveig, Sulpicia, Silivia, Silviea, Selva, Shelba, Shilpa, Shilpah, Shilpha, and Shylpa.

† Pronunciation for Sylvia: 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)"

Details of famous persons named Sylvia:
Poet Sylvia Plath, born 27 October 1932 - 11 February 1963, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
Psychic Sylvia Browne, Kansas City, Missouri.


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