US Popularity:22440
Other Origin(s):German
Meaning:Woodland; Wild wood; Dweller in the forest
Give baby a woodsy vibe from the start with the name Silvester. This masculine name has Latin roots, coming from the name silva, meaning “wood.” Translating to “woodland,” “wild wood,” and “dweller in the forest,” this name can inspire baby to find their safe space in the beauty of nature. Silvester can also have German roots and translate to “New Year’s Eve,” thanks to its connections to Pope Silvester I and his December 31 feast day. If you want to celebrate baby as the start of new beginnings—or celebrate their late December birthday—Silvester can make for a natural match.

Silvester Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Silvester is currently #22440 in U.S. births
Boy:Silvester is currently #7039 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 1049
from 2015
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