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175 Modern Middle Names for Silas

Jun 22, 2021

175 Modern Middle Names for Silas

Choosing the perfect middle name for Silas…

If you’ve decided to name your baby boy Silas, congratulations on picking a masculine organic name.

Silas means “man of the forest” and is the 100th most popular baby boy’s name in the U.S., according to the most recent data from the Social Security Administration.

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Interestingly, according to Nameberry, Silas has been the #1 most viewed boy name on their site this year, a sure sign of rising popularity.

Your son needs a middle name, so let’s find the best middle name for Silas!

One syllable middle names for Silas

Silas, a 2-syllable name, goes especially well with a one syllable middle name, no matter your baby’s last name!

{name meanings are in brackets!}

Silas Banks {riverbank dweller}
Silas Blake {light}
Silas Blaze {fiery}
Silas Brent {burnt land dweller}
Silas Bridge {connector}
Silas Briggs {bridges}
Silas Brooks {small stream}
Silas Cade {barrel}
Silas Chase {to hunt}
Silas Clay {earthy}
Silas Cole {charcoal}
Silas Colt {young horse}
Silas Cruz {cross}
Silas Dane {God is my judge}

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Silas Dash {unknown}
Silas Dex {right handed}
Silas Drake {dragon}
Silas Duke {leader}
Silas Gage {money lender}
Silas Graham {gravel}
Silas Grant {tall}
Silas Hawk {bird of prey}
Silas Hayes {hedged area}
Silas Holt {grove of trees}
Silas Huck {Huckleberry}
Silas Jack {God is gracious}

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Silas James {one who follows}
Silas Jax {God is gracious}
Silas Jett {black}
Silas Judd {flowing down}
Silas Jude {praised}
Silas Kane {warrior}
Silas Kent {edge}
Silas Knox {round-topped hill}
Silas Lance {land}
Silas Luke {bright one}
Silas Mack {son of}
Silas Nash {by the ash tree}
Silas Pax {peaceful)
Silas Pierce {rock}

Silas Quinn {counsel}
Silas Reed {red haired}
Silas Reese {enthusiasm}
Silas Rex {king}
Silas Ridge {narrow hilltop}
Silas Tate {cheerful}
Silas Todd {fox}
Silas Townes {settlement}
Silas Trent {flooder}
Silas Tripp {the third}
Silas Wade {to go}

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Two syllable middle names for Silas

These are all really strong double syllable options for a middle name that goes with Silas!

Silas Abbott {father}
Silas Archer {bowman}
Silas Arlow {literary name}
Silas Arrow {shot from a bow}
Silas Asher {ash tree dweller}
Silas Ashton {ash tree town}
Silas Austin {magnificent}
Silas Axel {father of peace}
Silas Barrett {bear strength}
Silas Bennett {blessed}
Silas Bentley {meadow}

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Silas Boden {hill}
Silas Braden {wide valley}
Silas Brady {broad meadow}
Silas Braxton {Brock’s settlement}
Silas Brayden {brave}
Silas Brenner {charcoal burner}
Silas Brody {broad island}
Silas Camden {winding valley}
Silas Cannon {artillery}
Silas Carden {wood carder}
Silas Carson {son of the marsh}
Silas Carter {goods transporter}
Silas Cason {invented name}
Silas Clayton {town with good clay}

Silas Colton {from the coal town}
Silas Connor {lover of hounds}
Silas Cooper {wood repairer}
Silas Corbin {crow}
Silas Dalton {valley settlement}
Silas Damon {to tame}
Silas Dawson {son of David}
Silas Dayton {place with a dike}
Silas Deacon {messenger}
Silas Declan {man of prayer}
Silas Denver {city}
Silas Dixon {son of Richard}

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Silas Duncan {dark warrior}
Silas Dylan {son of the sea}
Silas Easton {east facing place}
Silas Emmett {universal}
Silas Falcon {bird}
Silas Fielder {dweller in open land}
Silas Franklin {free land holder}
Silas Garland {flower wreath}
Silas Gatlin {wandering man}
Silas Gentry {aristocracy}
Silas Grady {noble}
Silas Granger {granary worker}
Silas Grayson {son of the steward}
Silas Harlan {rocky land}
Silas Hayden {hedged valley}

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Silas Hendrix {son of Hendrik}
Silas Henry {estate ruler}
Silas Holden {hollow valley}
Silas Hudson {like the river}
Silas Hunter {one who hunts}
Silas Hutton {ridge enclosure}
Silas Jackson {son of Jack}
Silas Jacob {to follow}
Silas Jagger {carter}
Silas Jaxon {God is gracious}
Silas Jayden {thankful}
Silas Jonah {dove}
Silas Judson {son of Jordan}
Silas Kingston {king’s town}

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Silas Lander {territory}
Silas Landon {long hill}
Silas Lawson {son of Lawrence}
Silas Ledger {book}
Silas Leo {lion}
Silas Leon {lion}
Silas Liam {protection}
Silas Lincoln {town by the pool}
Silas Logan {little hollow}
Silas Lucas {man from Lucania}
Silas Madden {little dog}
Silas Maddox {fortunate}
Silas Mason {stone worker}
Silas Miller {grain grinder}

Silas Noah {to comfort}
Silas Oakley {oak wood}
Silas Onyx {black gem stone}
Silas Otis {wealthy}
Silas Owen {young warrior}
Silas Parker {park keeper}
Silas Patton {fighter’s town}
Silas Paxton {peace town}
Silas Peyton {estate}
Silas Phoenix {mythical bird}
Silas Porter {transporter}
Silas Preston {priest’s town}
Silas Radley {red meadow}
Silas Raiden {thunder/lightning}
Silas Ranger {forest guardian}

Silas Reagan {little king}
Silas Rivers {water}
Silas Rowan {little redhead}
Silas Ryder {horseman}
Silas Tanner {leather tanner}
Silas Thatcher {roof maker}
Silas Walker {inspector of the forest}
Silas Weston {from the western town}
Silas Wilder {untamed}

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Three syllable middle names for Silas

Here are some great triple syllable middle names that flow well with a first name Silas:

Silas Avery {ruler of elves}
Silas Cameron {crooked nose}
Silas Dakota {friendly one}
Silas Damian {to tame}
Silas Edison {son of Edward}
Silas Emerson {son of Emery}
Silas Everest {tallest mountain}
Silas Finnegan {fair haired}
Silas Forrester {woodsman}
Silas Gabriel {God is my strength}
Silas Hamilton {treeless hill}
Silas Harrison {son of Harry}
Silas Jameson {son of James}
Silas Julian {youthful}
Silas Kennedy {misshapen head}
Silas Maverick {nonconformist}
Silas Oliver {tree planter}
Silas Remington {raven}
Silas Theodore {God given}
Silas Whittaker {white field}

…and Silas Alexander {defender}

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FAQs about the name Silas

What is Silas short for?

In modern times, the name Silas is not a nickname for another name.

It’s speculated that originally, the name Silas comes from the Latin name “Silvanus”.

Is Silas a bible name?

Yes and no, depending on who you ask…

The name Silas does not in itself have religious meaning. (Silas means man of the forest).

However, it’s possible that the name comes from Silvanus, a companion of Saint Paul in the New Testament.

Are there other ways to spell Silas?

The second most popular spelling is “Sylas”.

Other less common variations can be made by swapping out the vowels: Silus, Sylis, Sylus.

The S can also be interchanged with the C: Cylas, Cylis, Cylus.

Final thoughts on choosing the best middle name for Silas

Silas is such a handsome name, and thankfully it pairs well with a wide variety of middle names. Choose the one you love and don’t look back!

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175 Modern Middle Names for Silas