Sylvia – Scary Mommy

Sylvia

A Latin name meaning “of the forest.” Hopefully your little Sylvia will be more “playful woodland fairy” and less “wild child.”

Nicknames:

Sylvie

Famous people named Sylvia:

Novelist/poet Sylvia Plath; psychic/author Sylvia Browne; actresses Sylvia Lewis and Sylvia Sidney; marine biologist Sylvia Earle; LGBT activist Sylvia Rivera

Fun fact:

“Sylvia” is the title of a Stevie Wonder song.

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