Pronunciation: \s(i)-lva, sil-va\
Gender / Sex: girl
Meaning: woodland, forest; woods, forest
Sounds Like: Silvya, Silvy, Silvi, Sylva
Similar Names: Silia, Silja, Silya
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2740
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 254
Silva \s(i)-lva, sil-va\ as a girl's name is a variant of Silvana (Italian), Silvia (Latin) and Sylvia (Latin), and the meaning of Silva is "woodland, forest; woods, forest".
The baby name Silva sounds like Silvya, Silvy, Silvi and Sylva. Other similar baby names are Silia, Silja and Silya.
View a list of the 3 names that reference Silva.
Silva is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2740 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#254 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)