What does Skyler mean?
Skyler [skyler] 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.
Related boy name: Skye.
Skyler has 1 feminine form: Skye.Creative forms:
(male) Skyger, Skylerri, ..
(female) Skyle, Skylerie, .. Middle name pairings:
Skyler Damien (S.D.), ..
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)
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 #361. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Schuyler, Schyler, Skye, Skylar (#708 in recent rankings) and Skylor are the popular alternative forms of Skyler (#361 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 (#1511, ▼47%).
Similar NamesRecommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.