Silas Name Meaning

Silas meaning

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Names that are possibly related to Silas can include Saul and Seila. There are no commonly used short forms of Silas. The name Silas can also be associated with baby girls name commonly in a form of Silvana.
Famous People with
Name Silas :
Silas Raynard Redd is an American Football player Silas Weir Mitchell is a character actor that is best known for his role as Charles "Haywire" Patoshik in the series Prison Break. He also played as Monroe in the NBC television series Grimm. Silas Stillman Soule is a Kansas Territory Jayhawker, abolitionist, and anti-slavery militant. He is also a friend of Walt Whitman and John Brown.
Variant Names of Silas:

Silvan, Silvano, Silvaon, Silvanus, Silvio, Sylas And Sylvan.

Silvanus (Ancient Roman), Sylvain (French), Silvano (Italian), Silvanus (Roman Mythology), Silvian (German), Si (Hebrew)

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Popularity Rank :

Silas name was top ranked at 430 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 129 position in American during year 2015


Name Silas has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 1185 position. 37047 numbers of people were named Silas so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Silas

Silas Numerology :
Personality No. 5. People with name Silas love freedom. They are intellectuals & may be creative but can’t manage money well. They may overindulge in intoxicants, sex or gambling. Person with Silas having 5 as Personality number love traveling & also like change & adventure. They love socializing. They are versatile & astute. They are functional, resourceful & decisive. More Numerology

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  • It is of Latin origin. Short form of Silvanus, from a Greek name meaning "forest, woods".

    Biblical: Silas was an early Christian convert from Jerusalem. He accompanied Paul on his missionary journeys.

Name Analysis of Silas

Character Analysis of Silas : Persons with the name Silas, can be quite ambitious, self-confident, determined and self-reliant and have a strong unyielding willpower and the courage of their convictions. New projects, new ideas and the desire for expansion, all allow the them to go forth with courage, originality and decisiveness.

Love Life of Silas : Persons stood in a certain shyness and therefore a propensity to hide their thoughts even of an intimate nature.

Name Letter Analysis of Silas

S : Persons are a real charmer

I : Persons are a compassionate person who feels things deeply

L : Persons are very heady, and tend to over think rather than experience life

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

S : Persons are a real charmer

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Silas

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Silas is Kumbha and Moon sign associated with the name Silas is Aquarius.

The name Silas has Air element. Saturn is the Ruling Planet for the name Silas . The name Silas having moon sign as Aquarius is represented by The Water Bearer and considered as Fixed .

Normally, people with the name Silas like to work independently. They are easily able to make friends.

Other name options, having Aquarius moon sign are name starting with : Ga, Gi, Gu, Ge, Go, Sa, Si, Su, Se, So, Sh, Sk, Sl , Sm,Sn, Sp, Sr, St, Sv, Sw, Sy.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Silas

The name Silas is suitable for baby born in Shatabhisha nakshatra

Shatabhisha Nakshatra: "Requiring a hundred physicians"

Lord: Rahu (north lunar node)
Symbol : Empty circle, 1,000 flowers or stars
Deity : Varuna, god of cosmic waters, sky and earth
Indian zodiac: 6°40' - 20° Kumbha ; Western zodiac 2°40' - 16° Pisces
Other name options, having Shatabhisha nakashatra are name starting with : Go,  Sa,  Si,  Su.

Famous Name Silas

  • Silas Conrad

    was an American politician who served as the 19th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio from 1887 to 1888.


  • Paul Silas

    is an American former professional basketball player and coach currently living in Lake Norman, North Carolina. He attended Creighton University, where he set an NCAA record for the most rebounds in three seasons and averaged 20.6 rebounds per game in 1963. In the NBA, Silas collected more than 10,000 points and 10,000 rebounds during his distinguished 16 year career, played in two All-Star games, and won three championship rings (two with the Boston Celtics in 1974 and 1976, and one with the Seattle SuperSonics in 1979). He was named to the All-NBA Defensive First Team twice, and to the All-NBA Defensive Second Team three times.


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