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Girl Name: Sylva

Name: Sylva
Pronunciation: \s(y)-lva, syl-va\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: woods, forest
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Silva, Salvia, Silvia, Sylvie, Silvya, Silvy, Silvi, Zylvia, Sylvee
Similar Names: Elva, Alva, Selma, Belva, Selia, Silia, Selda, Malva, Melva, Olva, Salma, Sylena, Sela, Sylina, Shalva, Sula, Silja, Silya, Solvag, Sylwia, Sylvina, Sylvana, Ulva, Xylia, Xyla, Zylia
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 15646

Description

Sylva \s(y)-lva, syl-va\ as a girl's name is a variant of Sylvia (Latin), and the meaning of Sylva is "woods, forest".

The baby name Sylva sounds like Silva, Salvia, Silvia, Sylvie, Silvya, Silvy, Silvi, Zylvia and Sylvee. Other similar baby names are Elva, Alva, Selma, Belva, Selia, Silia, Selda, Malva, Melva, Olva, Salma, Sylena, Sela, Sylina, Shalva, Sula, Silja, Silya, Solvag, Sylwia, Sylvina, Sylvana, Ulva, Xylia, Xyla and Zylia.

Popularity

Sylva is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#15646 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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