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Sylvester Name Popularity

How popular is the name Sylvester? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 161 157 0.0446%
1911 164 166 0.0446%
1912 171 307 0.0609%
1913 154 433 0.0764%
1914 162 511 0.0733%
1915 160 681 0.075%
1916 172 672 0.0696%
1917 173 699 0.0699%
1918 173 735 0.0685%
1919 173 735 0.0702%
1920 172 785 0.0706%
1921 182 732 0.0639%
1922 190 688 0.0618%
1923 189 704 0.0629%
1924 197 686 0.0591%
1925 201 674 0.0596%
1926 201 671 0.061%
1927 214 584 0.0528%
1928 215 577 0.0539%
1929 222 544 0.0525%
1930 217 571 0.0547%
1931 225 507 0.0514%
1932 215 533 0.0539%
1933 226 476 0.0511%
1934 228 479 0.0495%
1935 223 498 0.0512%
1936 233 457 0.0474%
1937 237 451 0.0458%
1938 232 485 0.0474%
1939 242 448 0.044%
1940 253 440 0.0414%
1941 236 508 0.0451%
1942 265 464 0.0367%
1943 273 468 0.0358%
1944 248 507 0.0409%
1945 257 471 0.0386%
1946 274 512 0.0347%
1947 281 567 0.034%
1948 268 574 0.036%
1949 271 566 0.0352%
1950 255 615 0.0382%
1951 264 615 0.0363%
1952 280 572 0.0328%
1953 276 613 0.0346%
1954 279 605 0.0331%
1955 279 620 0.0337%
1956 302 578 0.0306%
1957 306 580 0.0301%
1958 313 554 0.0293%
1959 323 532 0.028%
1960 346 465 0.0245%
1961 345 484 0.0256%
1962 369 437 0.0238%
1963 371 423 0.0236%
1964 398 363 0.0206%
1965 394 353 0.0216%
1966 408 301 0.0193%
1967 431 267 0.0176%
1968 456 238 0.0159%
1969 487 206 0.0134%
1970 496 219 0.0138%
1971 465 260 0.0173%
1972 497 201 0.0148%
1973 474 228 0.0176%
1974 567 152 0.0117%
1975 532 182 0.0142%
1976 590 142 0.011%
1977 556 184 0.0137%
1978 546 185 0.0138%
1979 531 209 0.0148%
1980 595 163 0.0111%
1981 588 163 0.0111%
1982 580 175 0.0117%
1983 638 129 0.0087%
1984 569 173 0.0116%
1985 602 163 0.0107%
1986 628 155 0.0103%
1987 623 164 0.0107%
1988 658 157 0.0101%
1989 693 154 0.0095%
1990 702 159 0.0096%
1991 911 87 0.0053%
1992 1,061 61 0.0038%
1993 862 103 0.0066%
1994 975 79 0.0051%
1995 953 86 0.0057%
1996 1,199 51 0.0034%
1997 1,252 46 0.0031%
1998 1,567 27 0.0018%
1999 1,299 45 0.003%
2000 1,376 43 0.0028%
2001 1,381 44 0.0029%
2002 1,512 36 0.0024%
2003 1,432 44 0.0029%
2004 2,005 17 0.0011%
2005 1,969 19 0.0012%
2006 1,815 28 0.0018%
2007 1,706 35 0.0022%
2008 1,900 24 0.0016%
2009 1,866 25 0.0017%
2010 2,385 11 0.0008%
2011 1,855 24 0.0017%
2012 1,917 22 0.0015%
2013 1,852 24 0.0017%
2014 1,766 28 0.0019%
2015 2,118 16 0.0011%
2016 2,240 12 0.0008%
2017 2,179 13 0.0009%
2018 2,067 15 0.0011%
2019 2,151 13 0.001%
2020 3,592 5 0.0004%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Silvester

Wooded

Latin

Silvestre

Wooded

Latin

Sly

Wooded

Latin


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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Silvestro

Wooded

Latin


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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Vester

Latin


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