Sylvia

Female

Meaning

Forest

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈsɪlviə/

Traits associated with the name Sylvia:

Dogs named Sylvia tend to be loving, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

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

Naming your dog Sylvia suggests that you have a strong appreciation for classic, timeless names. It also suggests that you have a strong connection to the past and may be a romantic at heart.

Is Sylvia a good dog name?

Sylvia has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Sylvia 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

3,244
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1,388
New York City Dog Name Database
2,520
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

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

Popularity: Historical Trend

Sylvia was, in the past month, the 4489th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of June 2024, Sylvia 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, Sylvia was viewed 0 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Sylvia is most adored in Minnesota, Georgia and Pennsylvania.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in North Carolina, Washington and Oregon.

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Sylvia:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. Pug
  3. Cane Corso
  4. Yorkshire Terrier

Sylvia is found in these categories:

british dog names
british

Associated with British literature through poet Sylvia Plath.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular in the 18th century, it's rarely heard in modern dog parks.

Dog names like Sylvia:

Princess
Star
God's Helmet
Bright Meadow
Red
Wisdom
Sylvia dog name meaning

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