Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. /sɪl.ˈvɛs.təɹ/(English) /zɪl.ˈvɛs.tɐ/(German)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Medieval variant of Silvester. This is currently the usual English spelling of the name. A famous bearer is the American actor Sylvester Stallone (1946-).

Related Names

DiminutivesSly(English) Vester(Danish)
Other Languages & CulturesSilvijo(Croatian) Silvestr(Czech) Sylvestre(French) 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

classic   mature   formal   upper class   strong   refined   strange   complex  

Name Days

Denmark: December 31
Finland: December 31


Entry updated November 20, 2020