Sylvan Family History
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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