Sylvania

First Name
546
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sylvania

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  • A user from Colorado, United States says the name Sylvania is of Latin origin and means "From the forest".
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Notable Persons Named Sylvania

Sylvania Watkins is a basketball player for the Moncton Miracles, Georgia Gwizzlies, and GIE Maile Matrix in the National Basketball League of Canada. He has had major accomplishments since 2008. Sylvania was born on February 18th, 1985 in Atlanta.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 6 6 0
1884 6 6 0
1886 6 6 0
1888 5 5 0
1890 5 5 0
1892 5 5 0
1894 6 6 0
1895 7 7 0
1896 8 8 0
1897 5 5 0
1901 6 6 0
1902 6 6 0
1903 6 6 0
1904 6 6 0
1906 6 6 0
1907 9 9 0
1908 7 7 0
1910 5 5 0
1912 5 5 0
1913 10 10 0
1914 12 12 0
1915 18 18 0
1916 13 13 0
1917 10 10 0
1918 9 9 0
1919 5 5 0
1920 13 13 0
1921 10 10 0
1922 16 16 0
1923 7 7 0
1924 8 8 0
1925 8 8 0
1926 6 6 0
1927 9 9 0
1928 10 10 0
1929 9 9 0
1930 7 7 0
1933 8 8 0
1934 7 7 0
1936 9 9 0
1937 10 10 0
1938 6 6 0
1939 8 8 0
1940 5 5 0
1942 7 7 0
1944 8 8 0
1945 6 6 0
1949 5 5 0
1950 10 10 0
1951 8 8 0
1952 6 6 0
1953 10 10 0
1954 7 7 0
1955 10 10 0
1956 10 10 0
1957 7 7 0
1958 7 7 0
1960 5 5 0
1961 7 7 0
1962 6 6 0
1963 7 7 0
1964 7 7 0
1966 5 5 0
1968 7 7 0
1969 6 6 0
1972 5 5 0
1973 5 5 0
1975 7 7 0
1982 6 6 0
1987 10 10 0
1988 8 8 0
1989 6 6 0

Common last names for Sylvania

  • Williams

Fun Facts about the name Sylvania

  • How Popular is the name Sylvania? Sylvania is the 15,455th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sylvania have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 546 babies born with the first name Sylvania in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sylvania to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sylvania? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Sylvania first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sylvania is Tuesday, July 5th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Sylvania born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sylvania was in 1915 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Sylvania Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sylvania is not a popular baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Sylvania: Your name in reverse order is Ainavlys. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Valsayin. How do you pronounce that?

What Sylvanias Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Sylvania born Dec 6, 1998

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern New Zealand approximately on 1200. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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