Given Name SILVIUS

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from Latin silva "wood, forest". This was the family name of several of the legendary kings of Alba Longa. It was also the name of an early saint martyred in Alexandria.
FEMININE FORMS: Silvia (Late Roman), Silvia (Roman Mythology)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Silvijo, Silvio (Croatian), Silvio (Italian), Silvio (Portuguese), Silviu (Romanian), Silvio (Spanish)


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Entry updated March 14, 2016