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Sylvan Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Sylvain. Swedish: derivative of the Latin adjective sylvanus ‘of or pertaining to forest’, used as a translation of Swedish skog ‘forest’, for any of several Swedish vernacular names of which this word was a component.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sylvain, Salva, Galvan, Salvant, Sylvia, Sylva, Shovan, Silvano

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Sylvan Family Origin

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Sylvan Family Occupations

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  • Hooker Iron

    100%

In 1881, the most common Sylvan occupation in the UK was Hooker Iron. 100% of Sylvan's were Hooker Irons.

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Sylvan Historical Records

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Sylvan Life Expectancy

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Famous Sylvan Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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