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Gender: F Meaning of Sylvie: "from the forest" Origin of Sylvie: French variation of Latin Sylvia

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Although Sylvia seems to be having somewhat of a revival among trendsetting babynamers, we'd still opt for the even gentler and more unusual Sylvie. Jason Bateman chose it as the middle name of his daughter Maple.

In one of Lewis Carroll's lesser known novels, Sylvie and Bruno, Lady Sylvie is the princess of Fairyland.

Sylvie is currently a high-ranking name in the Netherlands.

Famous People Named Sylvie

Sylvie Vartan, Bulgarian-French singer
Sylvie Testud, French actress
Sylvie Goulard, French politician
Sylvie Becaert, French Olympic biathlete
Maple Sylvie Bateman, daughter of actor Jason Bateman

Pop Culture References for the Name Sylvie

Sylvie, main character in "The Great Good Thing" by Roderick Townley