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What does Skinner mean?

Skinner Pronunciation of 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH old english, occupational




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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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Skinner name in U.S.

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Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding 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.