Name
SILVER

Name SILVER

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 756 births of Silver in the countries below, which represents an average of 5 births of children bearing the first name Silver per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 32 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Silver   
In Italiano Nome Silver   


Information about the first name Silver

The first name Silver has been assigned to:
39.42% to boys
60.58% to girls
The country where the first name Silver is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 6 letters including 2 vowels and 4 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Silver

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Silver : Lisver, Verlis, Versil

Silver in Japanese *

Romajishirubaa
Katakanaシルバー
Hiraganaしるばー
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Silver in Japanese
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Silver in sign language

Silver in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Silver

US English
Etymology src :
  • As a surname, anglicised from the German Jewish ornamental surname Silber.
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English silver, selver, sulver, from Old English seolfor, seolofor (“silver”), from Proto-West Germanic *silubr, from Proto-Germanic *silubrą (“silver”), of uncertain origin.
  • Adjective sense of twenty-fifth wedding anniversary generalized from silver wedding, from German Silberhochzeit, silberne Hochzeit.
Anagrams src :
  • Elvirs, levirs, livers, livres, rivels, sliver, svirel
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈsɪl.və/
  • (General American) enPR: sĭl'vər IPA(key): /ˈsɪl.vɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪlvə(ɹ)
  • Hyphenation: sil‧ver
Verb src :
  • silver (third-person singular simple present silvers, present participle silvering, simple past and past participle silvered)
  • To acquire a silvery colour.
  • To cover with silver, or with a silvery metal.
  • To polish like silver; to impart a brightness to, like that of silver.
  • To make hoary, or white, like silver.
Adjective (Related terms) src :
  • silver-feast
  • silver wedding
Adjective (See also) src :
  • Appendix:Colors
Adjective (Synonyms) src :
  • (made from silver): silvern (archaic)
  • (having a color like silver): silvery
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • Jamaican Creole: silva
  • → Maori: hiriwa
  • → Zulu: isiliva
Noun (Related terms) src :
  • quicksilver
  • silver glance, silver-glance
  • silverling
  • silvern
  • thirty pieces of silver
Noun (Synonyms) src :
  • (metallic element): argyr-
  • (white-metal coins): argyr-
  • (cutlery and other eating utensils): silverware
  • E174 (when used as a food colouring)
Middle English
Etymology src :
  • From Old English seolfor, seolofor (“silver”).
Alternative forms src :
  • selver, seolver, sulver, sylver
Noun src :
  • silver (plural silvers)
  • silver (metal)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈsilvər/, /ˈsɛlvər/
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • English: silverJamaican Creole: silva→ Maori: hiriwa→ Zulu: isiliva
  • Scots: silver, siller
Noun (Related terms) src :
  • sylveren
General
Proper noun src :
  • Silver
  • An English surname originating as an occupation for a silversmith or a rich man, or for someone having silvery gray hair or living by a silvery brook.
  • A surname from German.
  • A unisex given name from English from the metal, or transferred from the surname.
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • Swedish: silver
Middle Dutch
Etymology src :
  • From Old Dutch silver, from Proto-West Germanic *silubr.
Noun src :
  • silver n
  • silver
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈzɪlvər/
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • Dutch: zilverAfrikaans: silwerNegerhollands: silver, zelva, selvuSkepi Creole Dutch: solfer→ Caribbean Javanese: silfer→ Loup A: sinibat, chinebat, chinibat→ Mahican: sehnpatt, senpett→ Munsee: shulpul→ Sranan Tongo: sorfu, solfru, sorfru→ Saramaccan: sólófu, sóófu→ Unami: silpël
  • Limburgish: zèlver
Noun (Inflection) src :
  • This noun needs an inflection-table template.
Old Swedish
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse silfr, from Proto-Germanic *silubrą.
Alternative forms src :
  • sylver, sølver
SE Swedish
Etymology src :
  • From Old Swedish silver, from Old Norse silfr, from Proto-Germanic *silubrą.
Noun src :
  • silver n (uncountable)
  • silver
  • silver, coins of silver
  • silver, cutlery of silver
  • a silver medal, for 2nd place in a competition
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈsɪlvɛr/
 

Popularity of the name Silver

Number of SILVER births per year

Total births of Silver by country

Births with the first name Silver
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
10
193
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
12
153
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
117
4
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
17
53
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
49
0
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
39
6
BRBrazil
1930 - 2022
20
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
0
20
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
8
8
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
12
2
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
3
6
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
0
5
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
0
5
CLChili
2010 - 2021
4
0
SESweden
1998 - 2022
4
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
3
SKSlovakia
2011 - 2022
2
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
1
0

Total births of Silver by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Silver
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2022
0
13
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
3
8
ITItaly
2021
2
1
ABAlberta
2022
0
2
CLChili
2021
2
0
DEGermany
2022
0
1

Comments on the name Silver

Personalities with the first name Silver

There are 3 personalities with the first name Silver


Silver Leppik
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Estonia
Basketball player


Silver Donald Cameron
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Canada
Journalist Novelist


Silver Meikar
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Estonia
Politician



Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Silver

There are 61 actors and actresses with the first name Silver
Silver Speakman
Silver Steele
Silver Harr
Silver Tip Baker
Silver Forest
Silver Butler
Silver Suresh
Silver Nuri
Silver Van Sprundel
Silver Studd
Silver Starr
Silver Star
Silver Eveready
Silver Pistol
Silver Abainza
Silver Uusküla
Silver Niangou
Silver Sepp
Silver Chief
Silver Kwok
Silver Dawn
Silver Wolf
Silver King The Dog
Silver Streak
Silver Ochai
Silver Eveready
Silver King The Horse
Silver Perkins
Silver Black Bear
Silver Kim

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Silver
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Silver

Rankings of first name SILVER by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#1475CL Chili2021
#4540IT Italy2021
#5924GB United Kingdom2021
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#1802AB Alberta2022
#3077GB United Kingdom2021
#3473US United State of America2022
#10828DE Germany2022
#20067IT Italy2021