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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Boy Name: Sylvanus

Name: Sylvanus
Pronunciation: \s(y)-lva-nus, syl-vanus\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: woods
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Sylvan, Silvano, Silvan
Similar Names: Salviatus, Stefanus


Sylvanus \s(y)-lva-nus, syl-vanus\ as a boy's name is a variant of Silvanus (Latin), and the meaning of Sylvanus is "woods".

The baby name Sylvanus sounds like Sylvan, Silvano and Silvan. Other similar baby names are Salviatus and Stefanus.


Sylvanus 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)

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