The name Silas originates from Greek and Latin. It is derived from the Greek name Silvanus, which means "wood" or "forest." Silas also has Aramaic origins and can be translated to mean "to borrow." In the New Testament, Silas accompanied Saint Paul on one of his missionary journeys. In recent years, Silas has been steadily increasing in popularity in the United States.
Similar Names: Sylas, Cylus, Silo
Famous Silas Names: Silas Deane (politician), Silas Griffis (hockey player)