Sylvia

Colors Related to this Name: Green

Qualities Related to this Name: Philosophical, Spiritual

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #505 in 2013 and #493 in 2014.

Famous People

Sylvia Plath (Writer), Sylvia Sidney (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Sylvia Syms (Singer), Sylvia Miles (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Sylvia Jefferies (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Sylvia Field (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Sylvia Lewis (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Sylvia Brownrigg (Writer)

Meaning

In English

Meaning(s):

-(astronomy) Short for (w 87 Sylvia), a main belt asteroid; named for Rhea Silvia, mother of Romulus and Remus.

-(Roman mythology) Short for Princess Rhea Silvia, the mother of Romulus and Remus, founders of Rome.

-( female name -comes from the Latin language-), a popular spelling variant of Silvia.

In French

Origin: From Latin Silvia. A Latinate variant of Sylvie.

Meaning(s):

-( female name).

In German

Meaning(s):

-( female name), a spelling variant of Silvia.

In Swedish

Meaning(s):

-( female name), related to Silvia.

In Danish

Meaning(s):

-( female name), related to Silvia.

In Finnish

Origin: From Latin Silvia. Cognate with English Sylvia and Silvia.

Meaning(s):

-( female name).

In Norwegian

Meaning(s):

-( female name), related to Silvia.

In Translingual

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Meaning(s):

-(taxon genus family Sylviidae the typical warblers)