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)

People think this name is

youthful   informal   common   urban   devious   strong   rough   strange   simple   comedic  


Entry updated July 2, 2008