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German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Silas. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born after 2000

Origin and Meaning

German spelling of Greek Σιλας (Silas)

1) A Greek form of Aramaic shila = 'asked for' or 'prayed for'

2) A short form of Σιλουανος (Silouanós), which is a Greek form of the Latin name Silvanus

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