GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Σιλας (Greek)
PRONOUNCED: SIE-ləs (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Short form of SILVANUS. This is the name of a companion of Saint Paul in the New Testament. It was not used as an English name until after the Protestant Reformation.
Related Names
VARIANT: Silouanos (Biblical Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Silvanus (Ancient Roman), Sylvain (French), Silvano (Italian), Silvanus (Roman Mythology)
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