Silke


Gender: Feminine
Origin: German
(ZIL-keh)

The name was originally a Frisian or German short form of Celia or Cecilia, but has been used as an independent given name since at least the 19th-century.

The name’s usage has trickled over to the Netherlands and Scandinavia.

As of 2010, Silke was the 41st most popular female name in Denmark and the 114th most popular in the Netherlands.

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