What 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). Skylar is also a form of Skyler (Danish).
1 more relation via Schuyler, Skyler: Skylen.
1 feminine form: Skye.Creative forms:
(male) Seclar, Siglar, ..
(female) Skyna, Skysa, .. Middle name pairings:
Skylar Ransom (S.R.), ..
How 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)
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 #708 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Skylar (#708 in 2015) ranked in the Top 2000 are Schuyler, Schyler, Skyler (#361 in 2015) and Skylor. Other forms, like Schuylar, are uncommon. These forms of Skylar reached the peak of their popularity 2 decades ago (usage of 0.12%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.07%, 45% less).
Similar NamesRecommended names are Adlar, Akbar, Aylmar, Ellar, Haydar, Hilar, Ilar, Iyar, Iyyar, Jayar, Kylar, Lollar, Millar, Raynar, Sacar (see Sachar), Sachar, Sadler, Sayer, Seasar, Segar, Sela, Selah, Sellars, Sezar, Shafar, Shylo, Shyloh, Silas▲, Skelly, Sky, Skye, Snyder, Spear, Spyder, Styles, Sylas▲, Sylvan, Sylver, Tilar and Tylar. These names tend to be more frequently used than Skylar.See names in meaning and etymology.