"wood, forest"

Sylvan Origin and Meaning

The name Sylvan is boy's name meaning "wood, forest".
One of the many variations of Silvanus, the name of the Roman forest god, and a little-used member of the freshly stylish Sylv- family of names. Silvan is the sleek German and Dutch form.

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Famous People Named Sylvan

  • Sylvan Augustus EbanksBlake, British footballer
  • Sylvan Nathan GoldmanAmerican inventor of the shopping cart
  • Sylvan RichardsonBritish guitarist of Simply Red

Sylvan in Pop Culture

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  • Sylvan Forestercharacter in Thomas Love Peacock's 1817 novel 'Melincourt; or, Sir Oran Haut,on'
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