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The most famous bearer of this name was Italian actress Silvana Mangano (1930-1989). Also, it is borne by Silvana Pampanini (also Italian actress, b. 1927) and by one of the twins played by Belinda in the Mexican soap opera "Cómplices al Rescate".
alberto  12/12/2004
Another famous bearer: actress Silvana Arias (b. 1977).
alberto  12/12/2004
Also the most famous bearer of this name was the great Romanian skydiver Silvana Grosu (1986 - ----).
razvy  12/28/2005
Also used in Spanish.
― Anonymous User  6/5/2008
Pronounced Seel-vah-nah in Italian and Spanish.
― Anonymous User  6/5/2008
Such a gorgeous name - silvery and romantic! Love it!
Jonquil  9/18/2008
Nice name. Very pleasant connotation to it.
GunsnRoses8794  11/23/2008
In Italy Silvana was typical of the 1920s. It was the 6th most popular name in Rome in 1921, the 2nd (behind Maria) in 1926, the 7th in 1931. Today it sounds old-fashioned.
presentperfect  12/19/2008
Well, my name is Silvana. I think my name's nice, it's just really annoying when people call me Sylvania or Silvagnes lol. They can come up with the most annoying names but I still love 'em! I like it because it's very unique! It just sucks when helping people on how to pronounce it. I didn't even know how to say it when I was younger lol.
silvana_alone  7/2/2009
Also used in Croatia and pronounced Sil'-va-na.
meowelers  12/11/2009
This is also a feminine name in Croatia.
goricar  3/2/2010
Silvana De Mari is an Italian children's writer known in the English-speaking world for The Last Dragon, an award-winning fantasy novel published in English in 2006.
Aledis  8/8/2016
Silvana Jachino was an Italian film actress. She appeared in 65 films between 1936 and 1970. She was born in Milan, Italy and died in Rimini, Italy.
cutenose  1/29/2017
Silvana comes from the Latin "silva" that means "forest" and the suffix "ana", that indicates origin and can be translated as "that comes from/ that was born in".

Therefore, Silvana means "The one that comes from the forest" or "The one that was born in the forest".

It's a nymph's name =)
Hija del Bosque  12/1/2017

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