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Boy Name: Silvester

Name: Silvester
Pronunciation: \s(i)-lves-ter, sil-ve-ster\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: wooded
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Silver
Variant forms: Silvestre, Silvestro, Sylvester
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 14179


Silvester \s(i)-lves-ter, sil-ve-ster\ as a boy's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Silvester is "wooded". Original form of Sylvester.

Silvester has 3 variant forms: Silvestre, Silvestro and Sylvester.

For more information, see also the related name Silver.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Silvester.


Silvester is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#14179 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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