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Skyler (boy)

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What does Skyler mean?

Skyler /sky-ler/ as a boys' name (also used more generally as girls' name Skyler) is pronounced SKY-ler. It is of Danish origin, and the meaning of Skyler is "fugitive; giving shelter". Phonetic spelling of Schuyler, brought to New York by 17th-century settlers.

Associated with: shelter (home), 17th century


Skyler has 9 variants: Schuyler, Schyler, Skielar, Skielor, Skyelar, Skylar, Skylen, Skyller and Skylor.

Related boy name: Skye.

Skyler has 2 more alternative forms via Schuyler: Schylar and Skuyler.

Skyler has 1 feminine form: Skye.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Skyger, Skylerri, ..

(female) Skyle, Skylerie, ..

How popular is Skyler?

Skyler is a rare first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#91801 out of 150436, Top 61%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the birth name statistics of Skyler for boys. Skyler was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #214 in the U.S. in 1994, and is presently at #352. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Skyler name in U.S.

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

Schuyler, Schyler, Skye, Skylar (#637 in recent rankings) and Skylor are the popular alternative forms of Skyler (#352 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Schylar, are seldom used. These relations of Skyler were favored by parents 2 decades ago (median #1138) and are somewhat less widespread today (#1498, 44%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Skyler, Schuyler, Schyler, Skye, Skylar, Skylor in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Recommended names are Aylmer, Bailer, Bayler, Beiler, Buhler, Cuyler, Dwyer, Dyer, Eylmer (see Aylmer), Fowler, Fryer, Fylmer (see Filmore), Gayler, Gayner, Hayder, Heller, Hiller, Hyder, Joyner, Keller, Kepler, Kyler, Lawler, Mayer, Meyer, Muller, Myer, Myller (see Miller), Nagler, Nailer, Rayder, Rayner, Ryker, Saber, Sable, Saddler, Sadler, Salem, Sander, Sawyer, Sayeed, Sayer, Sayers, Sayge, Sayres, Seager, Sealey, Seger, Sender, Shefer, Shomer, Shylo, Shyloh, Silver, Skie, Skipper, Sky, Snyder, Sorley, Speer, Spider, Spyder, Squier, Stiles, Stoner, Styles, Sulley, Syed, Sylas, Sylver, Tayler, Tyler, Waller, Wyler and Wylmer. These names tend to be more commonly used than Skyler.