"wood, forest"

Silvius Origin and Meaning

The name Silvius is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "wood, forest".

With the rise of ancient Roman names, the now-obscure Silvius may be rediscovered. Sleek and silvery, Silvius was the name of several legendary kings and an early saint. It survives in the contemporary world in its Spanish and Italian form Silvio, used for the character played by Steven Van Zandt on The Sopranos.

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Silvius in Pop Culture

  • Silviuscharacter in Shakespeare's As You Like It