US Popularity:25469
Other Origin(s):Italian, Portuguese
Meaning:Woodland, forest
Silva is an Italian and Portuguese surname, now making its idyllic mark as a beautiful personal name for girls. Rich in nature, Silva comes from the Latin word silva, meaning “forest” and “woodland,” and is related to Silvia and Silvio. In Roman mythology, Silvia is the goddess of the forest and Rhea Silvia is the mother of Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome. For the woodland baby who feels most at home in the forest, Silva is a fitting title blossoming with character.

Silva Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Silva is currently #25469 in U.S. births
Girl:Silva is currently #12565 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 940
from 2017
In comparison to the previous year's data
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