First name origins & meanings:
- Latin: Wood
- Latin: Woodman
First name variations: Sylvester, Sly, Sylvestro, Silvestre, Silvanus, Syl, Sil, Szilveszter, Silvester
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: from the personal name Silas, a vernacular form
of Latin Silvanus (see Silvano).
(Szilas): from the old Hungarian personal name Szilas,
or from a pet form of the ecclasiastical names Szilveszter or
Szilvánusz (see Silvester, Silvano).
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