Pronunciation: \s(i)-lva-nus, sil-vanus\
Gender / Sex: boy
Related Names: Selwyn
Sounds Like: Silvan, Sylvan, Silvaon
Variant forms: Silvain, Silvano, Silverio, Silvino, Silvio, Sylvanus, Sylvio
Silvanus \s(i)-lva-nus, sil-vanus\ as a boy's name is pronounced sil-VAHN-nus. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Silvanus is "woods". Silvanus was the mythological ancient Greek god of trees. A number of saints bore the name. See also Silas and Sylvester.
Silvanus has 7 variant forms: Silvain, Silvano, Silverio, Silvino, Silvio, Sylvanus and Sylvio.
For more information, see also the related name Selwyn.
Baby names that sound like Silvanus are Silvan, Sylvan and Silvaon.
View a list of the 4 names that reference Silvanus.
Silvanus is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)