Gender: Male
Origin: Latin
Meaning: Man Of The Forest
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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:
MaleLiam, Oliver, Owen, Elijah, Levi, Jonah, Gabriel
FemaleCharlotte, Violet, Amelia, Ava, Scarlett, Stella, Audrey
Silas Stats
checkmark Silas is on 3,945 members' favorite name lists
checkmark Silas is currently #33 on the Baby Names popularity charts
checkmark Silas is currently #107 in U.S. births
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Silas Stingy - The Who