Gender: Female Meaning of Silke: "blind one" Origin of Silke: German diminutive of Cecilia or Celia

Silke Origin and Meaning

The name Silke is a girl's name of German origin meaning "blind one".

Also spelled Zilke, Silke is a common short form for variations of Cecilia and Celia found in Germany. Pronunciation is silk-uh.

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Zelliew Says:


I prefer Celia

Catastroffy Says:


Oooh. How interesting.

Daphodil Says:


It's pronounced 'silk-uh' :)

maimouse Says:


In Denmark (where this name is pretty common and literally means "silk", it's pronounced like this: (listen to the Danish version) I hope that helps.

Zoey_Artemisia Says:


How's this even pronounced? Is it with a silent 'e' or like Silky or am I far off?