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pinWhat does Skylar mean?

Skylar /sky-lar/ as a name for boys (also used more generally as girls' name Skylar) is of Danish origin, and the name Skylar means "scholar, protection; fugitive; giving shelter". Skylar is a version of Schuyler (Danish) with the prefix Sk-. Skylar is also a form of Skyler (Danish).


Skylar has 9 variants: Schuylar, Schylar, Schyler, Skielar, Skielor, Skuyler, Skyelar, Skyller and Skylor.

Skylar has 1 more relation via Schuyler, Skyler: Skylen.

Skylar has 1 feminine form: Skye.

Kreatif forms: Shalar, Skylarro, Skylom. [more]

pinHow popular is Skylar?

Skylar is a rare first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#138741 out of 150436, Top 92%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Skylar for boys. Skylar was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #356 in the U.S. in the year 2000, and is at #637 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Skylar name in U.S.

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

Popular alternative forms of Skylar (#637 in 2014) ranked in the Top 1000 are Schuyler and Skyler (#352 in 2014). Other forms, like Skyller, are uncommon. These forms of Skylar reached the peak of their popularity in the year 2000 (usage of 0.472%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.337%, 29% less). Skyler is more familiar than the rest, though Skylar has gained in usage over time. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Skylar and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Kylar, Sylas and Tylar. Like Skylar, these names are not frequently used.