Sylvie Name Meaning & Origin
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.
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- Comments and insights on the name Sylvie
I like my name. As a nickname, my friends somtimes call me sylv. I so hate it when people dont beleive my name is sylvie and they call me sylvia instead
- Personal experiences with the name Sylvie
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
Vivi (pron. vee-vee)
- Meanings and history of the name Sylvie
French form of the name Sylvia, meaning "of the forest".
- Famous real-life people named Sylvie
Sylvie Guillem, French ballet dancer
Sylvie Majcher, Canadian model
- Sylvie in song, story & screen
'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)