flamestar's Personal Name List
Means "bird" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.
Means "dream" or "vision" in Irish Gaelic. This name was created in the 20th century.
Meaning uncertain, possibly a Latinized form of a Germanic
name derived from the elements hrod
"fame" and wunn
"joy, bliss". According to the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth, this was the name of a daughter of the Saxon chief Hengist. It was popularized by Sir Walter Scott, who used it for a character in his novel 'Ivanhoe' (1819).
Gender: Feminine & Masculine
From the English word sage, which denotes either a type of spice or else a wise person.
Other Scripts: Σιλας (Greek)
Pronounced: SIE-ləs (English)
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Probably a short form of SILVANUS
. This is the name of a companion of Saint Paul
in the New Testament
. Paul refers to him as Silvanus
in his epistles, though it is possible that Silas
was in fact a Greek form of the Hebrew name SAUL
As an English name it was not used until after the Protestant Reformation. It was utilized by George Eliot for the title character in her novel 'Silas Marner' (1861).