Silas

[name] Silas is a common given name and a lesser-known surname. It is a cognate of Silvanus. ==Etymology== Silas as a name today comes from the early Christian disciple Silas. He is consistently called `Silas` in Acts, but the Latin Silvanus, which means `of the forest,` is always used by Paul and in the First Epistle of Peter; it likely th...
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Silas

Silas (sī'lus) , in the Acts of the Apostles, early Christian leader and companion of Paul on two missionary journeys. Probably he is the Silvanus mentioned frequently in the Letters.
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Silas

Silas is a Latin name for boys. The meaning is `from the woods` The name Silas is most commonly given to American boys. Silas is given to boys and girls in Scotland It is short for: Silvanus What do they use in other countries? Sylvan Sylas (English) The name sounds like: Sills, Celso See also: Silvano, Sylvain
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