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) with the prefix Sk-. Skylar is also a form of Skyler (Danish).
Skylar▲ has 1 more relation via Schuyler, Skyler: Skylen.
Skylar has 1 feminine form: Skye.Kreatif forms: Shalar, Skylarro, Skylom. [more]
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)
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)
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)