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.
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)
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 (not in Top 1000). Other variants, like Skyelar, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Skye was more pronounced in 2000 (usage of 0.472%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.337%, ▼28.6%). Skylar and Skyler are two of the more trendy birth names here. (Top Birth Names, 2014)
Thinking of names?
Recommended similar baby 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.