Other Origin(s):Italian, Latin, Portuguese
Meaning:Woods, forest
Celebrate baby’s inner tree hugger with the name Silvia. This feminine name has Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Latin roots, meaning “woods” or “forest.” If you're a proud mythology nerd, Silvia has connections to plenty of figures, from Silvanus, the Roman deity of woods, to Rhea Silvia, mother of Rome founders Romulus and Remus. Whether baby is more connected to the strong-rooted trees or centuries-old myths, the name Silvia will give them plenty of inspiration.
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