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Meaning and Origin of: Silvestre

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Woodman
  • English, Latin : From the forest

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Galician and Spanish : habitational name from any of the places named Silvestre in Pontevedra and Badajoz.
  • Catalan, Occitan, French, and Spanish : from the personal name Silvestre (see Sylvester).
  • Spanish and Portuguese : byname from silvestre ‘wild’, ‘rustic’.