Meaning and Origin of Sylvan - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Sylvan

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Italian : Forest

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Altered spelling of French Sylvain.
  • Swedish : derivative of the Latin adjective sylvanus ‘of or pertaining to forest’, used as a translation of Swedish skog ‘forest’, for any of several Swedish vernacular names of which this word was a component.