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

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Origin and Meaning of Sylver

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Alt. Meaning

S is for serious, not always joking.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

V is for valor, your strength.

E is for easy going, no ruffles here.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

Notable Persons Named Sylver

Sylver Logan Sharp is a musician.


Sylver was born in Uganda.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Sylver

Marshall Sylver is a motivational speaker, author, hypnosis, entertainment, hypnotist, and entertainer. Marshall was given the name Marshall Walter Sylwestrzak on May 19th, 1962.


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Popularity of Sylver as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sylver U.S.
  White 48.79% 64.26%
  African American 41.94% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.42% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sylver

People with the last name Sylver are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Sylver

  • How Popular is the name Sylver? Sylver is the 32,863rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Sylver was the 77,264th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sylver have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 130 babies born with the first name Sylver in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sylver 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 Sylver? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1983 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sylver first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sylver is Monday, August 3rd, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Sylver born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sylver was in 2013 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Sylver: Your name in reverse order is Revlys. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lvsyer. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sylver? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 248 people with the last name Sylver.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sylver? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sylver as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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