Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. SLIE  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Short form of Sylvester. The actor Sylvester Stallone (1946-) is a well-known bearer of this nickname.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesSilvijo(Croatian) Silvestr(Czech) Sylvester, Vester(Danish) Sylvestre(French) Silvester, Sylvester(German) Szilveszter(Hungarian) Silvestro, Silvio(Italian) Silvester, Silvius(Late Roman) Sylwester(Polish) Silvestre, Sílvio(Portuguese) Silvius(Roman Mythology) Silviu(Romanian) Silvestr(Russian) Silvester(Serbian) Silvester(Slovak) Silvester(Slovene) Silvestre, Silvio(Spanish)


Entry updated July 2, 2008