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Boy Name: Sylvan

Name: Sylvan
Pronunciation: \s(y)-lvan, syl-van\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Silvan, Salvian, Silvaon, Silvano, Sylvanus, Silvain
Similar Names: Alvan, Galvan, Kelvan, Salman, Sylvio, Sylver, Sloan, Stevan
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 49122


Sylvan \s(y)-lvan, syl-van\ as a boy's name is a variant of Silas (Latin). See for meaning of Sylvan.

The baby name Sylvan sounds like Silvan, Salvian, Silvaon, Silvano, Sylvanus and Silvain. Other similar baby names are Alvan, Galvan, Kelvan, Salman, Sylvio, Sylver, Sloan and Stevan.


Sylvan is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#49122 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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