"from the woods"

Silvia Origin and Meaning

The name Silvia is a girl's name of Spanish, Italian, Latin origin meaning "from the woods".

This original form of the name -- the more familiar Sylvia spelling came later -- seems more modern now.

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Famous People Named Silvia

  • Silvia Renate SommerlathQueen consort of Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
  • Silvia PinalMexican actress
  • Silvia Angélica NavarroMexican actress
  • Silvia Solar (born Geneviève Couzain)French,Spanish actress
  • SilviaSorina Munteanu, Romanian operatic soprano
  • Silvia CollocaItalian actress and chef
  • Estelle Silvia Ewa MaryPrincess of Sweden, Duchess of Ostergotland
  • Silvia Monfort (born Simone Marguerite FavreBertin), French actress
  • Silvia HeubachGerman,American mathematician
  • Silvia Angélica Navarro BarvaMexican actress
  • Silvia LaidlaEstonian actress
  • Silvia MarcoviciRomanian actress
  • Silvia Saint (Silvie Tomčalová)Czech pornographic actress
  • Silvia SeidelGerman actress
  • Silvia RaduMoldovan politician and manager
  • Silvia Elena Radu. Romanian sculptor
  • Silvia Rodgers (born Silvia Szulman)writer and political activist
  • Silvia SommerAustrian composer
  • Silvia VasquezLavado, Peruvian,American explorer and mountaineer
  • Silvia Pérez CruzSpanish singer
  • Silvia BellotSpanish motor racing official
  • Silvia FuselliItalian footballer
  • Evelyn Marie SilviaAmerican mathematician
  • Silvia CambirRomanian painter

Silvia in Pop Culture

  • Silviacharacter in Shakespeare's "The Two Gentlemen of Verona"
  • "Silvia" song by Miike Snow
  • Silvia Broomecharacter from the movie "The Interpreter"

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