Susilva


Gender: Feminine

Origin: Latin

Meaning: “Below the Forest.”

Pronunciation: (soo-SEEL-vah)

Nicknames: Susi, Suvi, Suki, Silvi

Detail: Susilva is a main belt asteroid, named for Susi, schoolmate of the discoverer.

Possibly from the combination of the Latin sus meaning “below” and from the Latin silva “wood, forest.”

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