What does Sylvia mean?

Lovely, wise, spirit of forest.

What's the origin of Sylvia?


How is Sylvia pronounced?


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

There is no one definitive answer to this question. Some people might say that Sylvia represents intelligence, creativity, and independence. Others might say that Sylvia is a reminder of the importance of kindness and compassion.

Is Sylvia a good cat name?

Sylvia has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for your kitty to recognize. Sylvia isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Sylvia is found in these categories:

badass cat names

She's named after Plath, a poet who defied societal norms.

literary cat names

She's named after famed poet Plath, adding a bookish charm.


Based on likes, Sylvia ranks #3,514 with users of

Sylvia is not a common cat name. If you love to stand out, this is a very good thing!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Sylvia was, over the past 30 days, the 3852nd ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Sylvia is becoming rarer and less popular with new kitten owners. Our stats reveal that the moniker is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Sylvia was viewed 10 times, and liked 0 times.

Cat names like Sylvia:

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