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What does Skuyler mean?

Skuyler Pronunciation of Skuyler [skuyler] as a name for boys is of Danish derivation, and Skuyler means "scholar, protection". Skuyler is a version of Schuyler (Danish).

Associated with: scholar (philosopher), protection (defender).


Skuyler has 6 variants: Schuylar, Schylar, Schyler, Skylar, Skyler and Skylor.

Creative forms:
(male) Sigler, Skuyle, ..

(female) Skuyle, Skuyley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Skuyler Nolan (S.N.), ..

How popular is Skuyler?

Skuyler is an unusual first name for men. Skuyler is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Skuyler (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Skyler (#361 the previous year), Skylar (#708), Skylor, Schyler and Schuyler. Other forms, like Schylar, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Skuyler was widespread in the year 1998 (average #1065) and is somewhat less today (#1413, 45% less usage). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Schuyler, Schyler, Skylar, Skyler, Skylor in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Skuyler is pronounced similarly to Skielar, Skielor, Skyelar and Skyller. Other recommended names are Bayler, Buhler, Butler, Cutler, Cuyler, Fuller, Gayler, Kyler, Muller, Saddler, Sadler, Saunder, Sawyer, Sayer, Skinner, Skipper, Skye, Skylen, Snyder, Spyder, Squier, Squyre (see Squire), Squyres, Styles, Sulley, Sumner, Sylver, Tayler, Tyler and Wyler. These names tend to be more frequently used than Skuyler.

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