What does Schuyler mean?
Schuyler [schuyler] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Schuyler) is pronounced SKY-ler. It is of Danish origin, and the meaning of Schuyler is "scholar, protection". The Dutch settlers brought the name to America in the 17th century. The homonym Skyler is steadily used. Skylar is the preferred spelling for girls.
Related boy name: Skye.Creative forms:
(male) Schuyder, Schuyley, ..
(female) Schuyleri, Schuyley, .. Middle name pairings:
Schuyler Edwin (S.E.), ..
How popular is Schuyler?
Schuyler is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#8923 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Schuyler for boys. Schuyler reached its top rank of #938 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Schyler, Skye, Skylar (#708 from recent data), Skyler (#361) and Skylor are the prominent variation forms of Schuyler ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Schuyler were popular 17 years ago (average #1138) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1511, ▼47%).
Similar NamesRecommended names are Bayler, Buhler, Butler, Cutler, Cuyler, Fuller, Gayler, Kyler▲, Muller, Saddler, Sadler, Samuele, Saunder, Sawyer▲, Sayer, Scanlen (see Scanlon), Schaeffer, Schaffer, Schneider, Schubert, Schultz, Schura (see Shura), Scribner, Scully, Shafeer, Shakeer, Shameer, Shanley, Shaye, Shaylon, Shayne▼, Shefer, Shelley, Sheplea (see Shepley), Shepley, Shipley, Shomer, Shubert, Shylo, Shyloh, Skylen, Skyller, Snyder, Spyder, Squier, Squyre (see Squire), Squyres, Struther (see Struthers), Styles, Sulley, Sumner, Sylver, Tayler, Thayer, Tyler▼, Wheeler and Wyler. These names tend to be more frequently used than Schuyler.See names in meaning and etymology.