Silvester

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Originally from the Latin given name Silvester. The connection with New Year's Eve dates to the Gregorian calendar reform of 1582, whereby the feast-day of Pope Silvester I came to fall on the 31st of December.

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Silvester

  1. New Year's Eve
  2. A male given name

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