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.
Related boy name: Skye.
Skyler has 1 feminine form: Skye.Kreatif forms: Skyger, Skylerri, Skyley. [more]
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. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Skyler for boys. Skyler was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #214 in the U.S. in 1994, and is presently at #352. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Schuyler and Skylar (#637 in recent rankings) are the popular alternative forms of Skyler (#352 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 1000. Other variants, like Schylar, are seldom used. These relations of Skyler were favored by parents in the year 2000 (median #528) and are somewhat less widespread today (#663, ▼29%). Skyler is more universally found than the rest, though Skylar has gained in popularity over time. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Skyler and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Recommended similar baby names are Bayler, Cuyler, Gayler, Kyler, Sadler, Sayer, Schuylar, Snyder, Spyder, Styles, Sylver, Tayler, Tyler and Wyler. These names tend to be more commonly used than Skyler.