Silas

Male

Meaning

Man Of The Forest

Origin

Hebrew

Pronunciation

/ˈsaɪləs/

Traits associated with the name Silas:

Dogs named Silas tend to be loving, industrious, loyal, and resilient. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Silas?

Naming your dog Silas suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic, timeless names. It also suggests that you have a strong sense of tradition and a love of history.

Is Silas a good dog name?

Silas has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Silas isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

2,770
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1,492
New York City Dog Name Database
2,402
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Silas is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Silas was, in the past month, the 869th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Silas is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Silas was viewed 0 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Silas's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Silas is most adored in Montana, Mississippi and Pennsylvania.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Missouri, Georgia and Nebraska.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Silas.

Most popular breeds named Silas:

  1. American Staffordshire Terrier
  2. Labrador Retriever
  3. Maltese
  4. American Pitbull Terrier
  5. Golden Retriever

Silas is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Harkens back to biblical times, rarely heard in modern canine naming trends.

Dog names like Silas:

From The Stony Field
Famous shelter dog with a grumpy face who found a home.
Strong, righteous ruler.
From The Ledge Enclosure
Cloth Cutter
From The Shire Wood
Silas dog name meaning

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