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Sylva Surname History
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- Sylva family history
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- Sylva last name meaning & etymology
- Sylva spelling & pronunciation
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Sylva Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Sylva may be complicated to determine because country boundaries change over time, making the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Sylva may be in dispute depending on whether the surname came about organically and independently in different locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that are based on a craft, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the name "Baker" which refers to the craft of baker).
Sylva Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Sylva come may come from a profession, such as the name "Clark" which evolved from the profession of "clerk". Some of these craft-based surnames might be a profession in some other language. This is why it is important to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its progenitors. Many modern names like Sylva originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. In many cases these family names are shortened versions of a religious phrase such as "Worthy of praise".
Sylva Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Sylva were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Sylva. Understanding misspellings and alternate spellings of the Sylva surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Last names like Sylva vary in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family branches, and languages over time.
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Sylva Family Tree
Here are a few of the Sylva genealogies shared by AncientFaces users. Click here to see more Sylvas
- John Francis De Silva or Sylva 1845 - 1919
- Helen Sylva 1910 - 2007
- Corcy M D Sylva 1935 - 2007
- Patricia Demetria De Sylva 1922 - 2008
- Ella G Sylva 1931 - 2008
- Walter J Sylva 1934 - 2001
- Gerald Sylva 1899 - 1976
- Joseph Sylva 1915 - 1973
- Peggy Sylva 1899 - 1985
- Dennis M Sylva 1921 - 2005