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Gender: Male Origin of Sly: English word name, diminutive of Sylvester Meaning of Sylvester: Latin, "wood, forest"

The name Sly is a boy's name of English origin. Sly and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Harry Potter House Sorting Name Game".

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A bit too cunning.

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fflurdelis Says:


this is my brother's nickname. his real name is Simon.

mabespark Says:


You are asking for it with this name.