Silvia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Feminine form of Silvius, from Latin silva (forest). In myths, Rhea Silvia was the mother of famous twins Romulus and Remus, the founders of Rome. 6th-century saint Silvia was the mother of the pope Gregory the Great.

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Silvia

  1. A female given name.
    • ca. 1590 William Shakespeare: The Two Gentlemen of Verona: Act IV, Scene II:
      Who is Silvia? what is she? / That all our swains commend her? / Holy, fair and wise is she; / The heaven such grace did lend her, / That she might admired be.

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Silvia

  1. A female given name, cognate to the English Silvia.

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German[edit]

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Silvia

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Silvia.

Italian[edit]

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Silvia f

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Silvia.

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Spanish[edit]

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Silvia f

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Silvia.