What does Skinner mean?
Skinner [skin-ner] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Skinner is "skinner of hides". Occupational name. Actor Otis Skinner; psychologist B.F. Skinner.
(male) Skiner, Skinver, ..
(female) Skinney, Skinser, .. Middle name pairings:
Skinner River (S.R.), ..
How popular is Skinner?
Skinner is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#575 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Skinner has not been recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Banner, Bonner, Conner, Einer, Gainer, Gunner▲, Heiner, Joiner, Kenner, Konner, Linder, Miner, Rainer, Rainger, Rainier, Reiner, Reinier, Sander, Saunder, Scribner, Sender, Sennet, Shannen, Sidney▼, Signe, Sikander, Silver, Sivney, Skie, Skielar, Skielor, Skipper, Skuyler, Skyler, Skyller, Snider, Spencer▼, Spenser▼, Spider, Springer, Stannes (see Stanislaus), Stoner, Sumner, Sunney, Tanner and Winter. These names tend to be more commonly used than Skinner.