What does Skye mean?
Skye [skye] as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Skye) is pronounced skie. 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.
(male) Sanye, Saye, ..
(female) Skyeia, Skyeta, .. Middle name pairings:
Skye Westley (S.W.), ..
How popular is Skye?
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. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Skye for boys. Skye entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #1300 in the U.S. in 1996, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Below is a graphed study of the ranking of Skye and associated names. Schuyler, Sky (#1826 in 2015), Skylar (#708), Skyler (#361) and Skylor are the prominent varying forms of Skye. Other variants, like Skylen, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Skye was more pronounced 2 decades ago (usage of 0.13%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.07%, ▼44.9%).
Similar NamesRecommended names are Arye, Brye, Coye, Daye, Faye, Frye, Jaye, Kaye, Keye, Kye▲, Nye, Raye, Rye, Sage▲, Saxe, Sayer, Sayge, Sayre, Shae, Shaye, Skeet, Skip, Sly, Styg, Syd, Syed, Tye and Wye. Like Skye, these names are not commonly used.