Silas: baby boy name meaning and popularity


Derived from the Latin name Silvanus, Silus means “living in the woods.” Despite its meaning, which evokes solitude and peace, and the fact that it sounds so much like the word “silence,” your little Silas probably will not be all that quiet. Just saying.


Si. Make sure you don’t put an accent mark over the “i” or it’ll be “yes” in Spanish.

Famous people named Silas:

Actor Silas Weir Mitchell; historical politician Silas Deane; writer Silas House; reality TV personality Silas “Si” Robertson.

Fun fact:

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel named their son Silas.

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