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An altered form of French Sylvain, or borrowed from Swedish Sylvan.

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Sylvan (countable and uncountable, plural Sylvans)

  1. A surname.
  2. A place name:
    1. A community in North Middlesex municipality, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada.
    2. A ghost town in Panther Creek Township, Cass County, Illinois, United States.
    3. A township in Osceola County, Michigan, United States.
    4. A township in Washtenaw County, Michigan.
    5. A township in Cass County, Minnesota, United States, named after Sylvan Lake.
    6. A town and unincorporated community therein, in Richland County, Wisconsin, United States.


  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Sylvan is the 39419th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 558 individuals. Sylvan is most common among White (49.82%) and Black/African American (43.37%) individuals.

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