What does Skye mean?
Skye \s-kye, sk-ye\ as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Skye) is pronounced sky. It is of English origin. Place name: the spectacular Isle of Skye in Scotland, as a nickname for the Skyler variants, or as a nature name referring to the sky. See also Schuyler.
Skye is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#59147 out of 150436, Top 39%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Skye and associated names. Schuyler, Skylar (#637 in 2014) and Skyler (#352) are the prominent varying forms of Skye (#unlisted). Adoption of these boy names was at its most widespread in 2000 (usage of 0.4717%) and has become much less since (usage 0.337%, down 28.6%). Skylar (#637) and Skyler (#352) are two of the more trendy birth names here. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)