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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Silvia, genus Silvianoun

    type genus of the Sylviidae: warblers


  1. Silvianoun

    A female given name from Latin.

    Who is Silvia? what is she? / That all our swains commend her? / Holy, fair and wise is she; / The heaven such grace did lend her, / That she might admired be.

  2. Silvianoun

    A surname.

  3. Etymology: Feminine form of Silvius, from Latin silva ("forest"). In myths, Rhea Silvia was the mother of famous twins Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome. 6th-century saint Silvia was the mother of the pope Gregory the Great.


  1. Silvia

    Silvia (Italian: [ˈsilvja]) is a female given name of Latin origin, with a male equivalent Silvio and English-language cognate Sylvia. The name originates from the Latin word for forest, Silva, and its meaning is "spirit of the wood"; the mythological god of the forest was associated with the figure of Silvanus. Silvia is also a surname. In Roman mythology, Silvia is the goddess of the forest while Rhea Silvia was the mother of Romulus and Remus. Silvia is also the name of one of the female innamorati of the commedia dell'arte and is a character of the Aminta written by Torquato Tasso.


  1. silvia

    Silvia is primarily a personal name of Latin origin, generally used as a female first name. Silvia is the feminine form of Silvius, which means "wooded" or "from the forest". The name is prominent in Roman Mythology, as Rhea Silvia was the mother to the founders of Rome, Romulus, and Remus.


  1. Silvia

    Silvia is a town and municipality in the Cauca Department, Colombia. It is often visited as a weekend getaway by residents of Cali, which has a much hotter climate. The area is populated by many people of Guambiano descent, who maintain their traditional ways of life in the area surrounding Silvia. There are many fine bakeries and inexpensive restaurants in town, most within half a kilometer of the large public square. In the last decade, the large trees that formerly grew on the square were removed due to damages their roots were causing, and the square was renovated to include more seating, and replanted with a greater variety of vegetation.

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Silvia is ranked #6206 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Silvia surname appeared 5,511 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Silvia.

    86.4% or 4,763 total occurrences were White.
    8.7% or 483 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.6% or 144 total occurrences were Black.
    1.2% or 67 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 28 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 26 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SILVIA in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SILVIA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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