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Name Silvan

Origin:From a Latin word for wood, forestTools:

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Languages of use:German
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Silva, Silvain, Silvana, Silvano, Silvian, Dilan, Dillan, Elvan, Ilan, Ilhan     Details
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About Silvan/Silvana, the group of names with the same origin as Silvan

Language of origin:Latin
Info about origin, male:from the name Silvanus, the Roman god of the forest
Words:silva = the wood (in the sense of forest), forest  Latin
Topics:Roman mythology
Variants' top ranks:16:Silvan Switzerland/German 2003,  21:Silas Denmark 2010,  23:Silvana Albania 2008,  85:Sylvain France 1997,  520:Sylas USA 2013
Somehow related to:Silvius/Silvia
Old/original forms:Silvanus Latin, Silvianus Latin
Name variants:Silvana, Silviana, Silas, Silvain, Silvan, Silvano, Silvian, Silviano, Sylas, Sylvain   Sortable list   Details

Popularity lists that contain the name Silvan

Switzerland 1997 44
Switzerland/GermanGraph2015 98,  2014 73,  2013 76,  2010 48,  2009 49,  2008 31,  2007 25,  2006 39,  2005 20,  2004 16,  2003 162002 27,  2001 34,  2000 27,  1999 33