Gender: Male
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Man Of The Forest
The name Silas means Man Of The Forest and is of Latin origin. Silas is a name that's been used primarily by parents who are considering baby names for boys.

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.

Variations include: Sylas

People who like the name Silas also like the names: Oliver, Declan, Liam, Sebastian, Levi, Atticus, Jasper, Charlotte, Violet, Amelia, Aria, Aurora, Isla, Ava
Similar Sounding Names: Selas, Shelagh, Sileas, Salus, Silko, Saloso, Slash, Solis, Salas, Salako, Shalissa

Stats for the Name Silas

checkmark Silas is currently #33 on the Baby Names popularity charts
checkmark Silas is currently #107 in U.S. births

Songs about Silas

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Silas Stingy - The Who