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Pronunciation

saɪləs

Origin

English

Meaning

Possibly derived from the Roman god of trees, Sylvanus, this baby boy’sname also means “of the forest”, and “asked for.” A nature name that does not sound like the rest, Silas is a rare and imaginative name for your little one. The Hebrew version of this name is Saul.

Rank in the year 2015

Silas was ranked #225 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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