Silvurlín


Gender: Feminine
Origin: Faroese/Icelandic
Meaning: “silver flax.”
(SIL-voor-LEEN)

The name is possibly a combination of the Norse, silver (silver) and lín (flax). An alternate explanation is that it is a borrowing from the German, Silvelin, an archaic diminutive form of Silvia.

As of 2010, Silvurlín is the 8th most popular female name in the Faroe Islands.

Other forms of the name include:

  • Silvelin (German)
  • Silverlin (Swedish)
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