Sylvie: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Sylvie

Sylvie

Pronunciation: SIL-vee (key)

Origin of the name Sylvie:

Derived from the Latin Silvia, a feminine form of Silvius, which is derived from silva (wood).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Silvia, Silvie, Sylvia

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Comments and insights on the name Sylvie: | Edit

I love love love this name! It's such a cute and unique name. It's an adorable form of Sylvia.

Personal experiences with the name Sylvie: | Edit

My name is Sylvie. I've met only a few other people with this name, and while it can get annoying when I'm asked if my real name is Sylvia, or if I'm French (I'm not), I love my name!

Nicknames for Sylvie: | Edit

Vivi (pron. vee-vee)
Syl

Meanings and history of the name Sylvie: | Edit

French form of the name Sylvia, meaning "of the forest".

Famous real-life people named Sylvie: | Edit

Sylvie Guillem, French ballet dancer
Sylvie Majcher, Canadian model

Sylvie in song, story & screen: | Edit

'Sylvie and Bruno' is a fairy story by Lewis Carroll
Sylvie is a character in Marilynne Robinson's novel "Housekeeping"
"Sylvie" is a song sung by Harry Belafante
Sylvie is a mischievous girl in the french movie "Small Change"
Sylvie is a main character in the film "Poison Ivy"
Sylvie is a character in Muzzy (french version)

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