Meaning and Origin of: Silvestre

Boy name origins & meanings

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

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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’.