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Silvanus

Heart
Latin
"wood; forest"

Silvanus Origin and Meaning

The name Silvanus is a boy's name meaning "wood; forest".
In Roman mythology, Silvanus was the god of the forests. He protected farmers and fields and was credited with developing a system for marking field boundaries.

Silvanus is the name of a disciple in the New Testament, also referred to as Silas.
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Lists containing Silvanus

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Famous People Named Silvanus

  • Silvanusscribe for the apostle Peter (1 Peter 5:12)
  • Saint Silvanus of AhunFrench martyr
  • Silvanus TrevailCornish architect
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Silvanus in Pop Culture

  • SilvanusRoman spirit of woods and fields
  • Silvanus Heythorp in Galsworthy's A Stoic (1918)
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