Sylvester originates from the Latin language. It is derived from the word "silvestris," which can be translated to mean "wooded." Based on this derivation, Sylvester is typically understood to mean "from the forest." The name reached peak popularity in the early twentieth century.
Similar Names: Silvester, Sly
Famous Sylvester Names: Sylvester Stallone (actor), Sylvester McCoy (actor)