Name: Sylvester

Origin and Meaning of the Name Sylvester

  • Meaning:
    A forest
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (sil VEH ster); (seel VEH streh)
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Miscellaneous Info for Sylvester

  • Used in:
    English speaking countries

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Popularity Rank of Sylvester (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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