GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: sil-VES-tər (English), zil-VES-tu (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

Medieval variant of SILVESTER. This is currently the usual English spelling of the name. The actor Sylvester Stallone (1946-) is a famous bearer.
DIMINUTIVES: Sly (English), Vester (Danish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Silvestr (Czech), Sylvestre (French), Szilveszter (Hungarian), Silvestro (Italian), Silvester (Late Roman), Sylwester (Polish), Silvestre (Portuguese), Silvester (Slovak), Silvester (Slovene), Silvestre (Spanish)


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Entry updated July 2, 2017