Gender: Male Meaning of Sylvain: "wood, forest" Origin of Sylvain: French form of Sylvanus

Sylvain Origin and Meaning

The name Sylvain is a boy's name of French origin meaning "wood, forest".

Doesn't everything sound better with a French accent? Sylvain, the French variation of the Roman wood god's name, sounds somehow sexier and more sophisticated than Sylvan.

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KJGlitter Says:


Gotta be honest here, I still prefer Sylvan to Sylvain. I actually think Sylvan sounds more sophisticated.