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Meaning and name origin

Skye \s-kye, sk-ye\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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 has 2 variant forms: Skie and Sky.


Skye is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#60185 out of 88799, Top 68%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Skye and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Skyler (#352) and Schuyler. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Skyler, Schuyler in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Shae and Shaye. Like Skye, these names are not commonly used.