Colors Related to this Name: Red

Qualities Related to this Name: Compassionate, Idealistic

Popularity: This name is unique in the US. Ranking #13717 in 2013 and # in 2014.


In English

Origin: From Latin Silvanus, a Latin cognomen, from silva ‎(“forest”). The name Silas, from the early Christian apostle, was Latinised as Silvanus by Paul.


-(biblical character) A companion of Paul, also called Silas.

-(Roman god) A god of forest.

-( male name -comes from the Latin language-), more often spelled Sylvanus, but never popular in either form.