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What does Skipper mean?

Skipper Pronunciation of Skipper [skip-per] as a name for boys has its root in English, and the meaning of the name Skipper is "ship, boss". Skipper is an alternate spelling of Skip (English).


1 related form via Skip: Skipp.

Creative forms:
(male) Skiper, Skiple, ..

(female) Skipie, Skipri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Skipper Addison (S.A.), ..

How popular is Skipper?

Skipper is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#3285 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Skipper was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest rank of #1652 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Skipper outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only other popular variation form of Skipper is Skip. These forms of Skipper were favored as baby names during the years 1950-1959.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Skipper, Skip in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Skipper and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Chipper, Hopper, Pepper, Piper, Shepperd, Shipley, Silver, Skie, Skielar, Skielor, Skinner, Skuyler, Skyler, Skyller, Snider, Speer, Spider and Tupper. Like Skipper, these names are not frequently used.

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