US Popularity:19962
Meaning:Of the forest, woods
Those looking for an earthy pick as rare as a jellyfish tree will appreciate the boy's name Sylvanus. Rooted in Latin, it's typically shortened to Sylvan, Silvano, or Silas and means "of the forest" or simply "woods." Mythology buffs may recognize it as the Roman figure Silvanus, known as the god of the countryside. A true countryman, he guarded farmers and their fields and kept the peace with a field-marking system of his own invention. Nowadays, this name denotes a nature-loving friend of the earth with a green thumb and a big heart!

Sylvanus Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Sylvanus is currently #19962 in U.S. births
Boy:Sylvanus is currently #9586 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

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