Meaning and name origin
Skye \s-kye, sk-ye\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Skye), is pronounced sky. It is of English origin. Sky and Skye are used as nicknames for Skyler and Skylar, as nature names, and possibly in reference to the Isle of Skye in Scotland.
Skye is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2353 out of 4276, Top 55%) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#60185 out of 88799, Top 68%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Skye for girls. Skye reached its highest rank of #368 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Skye and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Skylar (#48), Skyler (#302), Skye (#368), Skyla (#533) and Sky (#740). (2014 statistics).