• Gender: Male
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Man Of The Forest

What is the meaning of the name Silas?

The name Silas is primarily a male name of Latin origin that means Man Of The Forest.

Silas is possibly a short form of the name Silvanus, who was the Roman god of forests. Silva is a Latin word for woods or forest.

Famous Silases include Silas Weir Mitchell, actor. Athletes include Paul Silas, Paulo Silas, and Silas Feitosa Jose De Souza.

Fictional characters include the main character Silas Marner in the novel of the same name by George Eliot. Silas was also a character in the novel and movie The Da Vinci Code, and the TV shows The Royals, Weeds, and The Vampire Diaries.

Different Spellings of the name Silas:


People who like the name Silas also like:

Henry, Owen, Liam, Declan, Jasper, Oliver, Elijah, Amelia, Aria, Isla, Ava, Scarlett, Violet, Charlotte

Names like Silas:

Silko, Shailaja, Saloso, Selas, Salas, Sileas, Salus, Solis, Slash, Salako, Shelagh, Shalissa

Stats for the Name Silas

checkmark Silas is currently #4 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Silas is currently #81 in U.S. births

Songs about Silas

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Silas Stingy - The Who
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