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Baby Girl Names - Sylvia


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The name Sylvia is of Latin origin, and means she of the forest.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Sylvia has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Sylvia
Use of the Name Sylvia for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
231,224 79,796 18,164 5,276 2,561 999 501
The table below indicates the number of times the name Sylvia has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Sylvia
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188016281  
188118767  
188217979  
188319279  
188419987  
1885173112  
1886167137  
1887173135  
1888174166  
1889178166  
1890158223  
1891156218  
1892149275  
1893144286  
1894153288  
1895157276  
1896140340  
1897135357  
1898133391  
1899130371  
1900137446  
1901129390  
1902136411  
1903120464  
1904119497  
1905120527  
1906107616  
1907109611  
1908101747  
190993847  
191092998  
1911821,181  
1912781,629  
1913722,003  
1914702,557  
1915673,280  
1916683,414  
1917693,474  
1918713,671  
1919783,404  
1920853,320  
1921883,289  
1922942,967  
1923982,837  
19241042,756  
19251062,537  
19261072,532  
19271162,340  
19281182,221  
19291192,040  
19301321,823  
19311221,933  
1932962,560  
1933842,936  
1934703,471  
1935603,622  
1936534,149  
1937504,364  
1938564,255  
1939623,870  
1940623,803  
1941653,787  
1942723,719  
1943783,615  
1944833,284  
1945823,377  
1946824,083  
1947974,093  
19481003,671  
1949943,813  
1950973,617  
1951973,762  
1952993,787  
19531003,814  
19541014,080  
19551074,000  
19561084,145  
19571094,296  
19581144,149  
19591203,852  
19601213,823  
19611243,741  
19621313,455  
19631283,285  
19641372,936  
19651312,957  
19661462,413  
19671562,211  
19681641,961  
19691781,810  
19701891,728  
19711951,573  
19721951,463  
19731931,346  
19741891,350  
19752151,139  
19762281,054  
1977255982  
1978252947  
19792461,016  
1980264956  
19812471,006  
1982255980  
19832381,034  
1984249999  
1985272925  
1986280876  
1987285858  
1988292848  
1989321792  
1990333816  
1991322828  
1992363707  
1993378676  
1994427587  
1995439585  
1996458546  
1997488508  
1998470546  
1999488530  
2000506531  
2001526505  
2002519526  
2003551498  
2004561501  
Totals:  231,224 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Sylvia as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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