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Skye (girl)

What does Skye mean?

Skye Pronunciation of Skye as a girls' name (also used less regularly as boys' name Skye) is pronounced sky. It is of English origin. Sky and Skye are used as nicknames for Skyler and Skylar, as nature names, and possibly in reference to the Isle of Skye in Scotland.

ASSOCIATED WITH nature, scotland


VARIANTS Skie, Sky, Skyla




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How popular is Skye?

Skye is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2353 out of 4276, Top 55%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#59147 out of 150436, Top 39%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Skye was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #368 in the U.S. in 2014, and is at #416 currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Skye (#416 LAST YEAR) are Sky (#863), Skyla (#557), Skylar (#50) and Skyler (#404). These forms of Skye were favored less than a decade ago (MEDIAN #408) and are almost as common today (#458, 13% LESS USAGE). Skylar is more widely used than the rest, though Skyla has grown trendy as well over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Skye, Sky, Skyla, Skylar, Skyler in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Skye, Skylar outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Agye, Amye, Caye, Faye, Gaye, Jaye, Joye, Kaye, Maye, Raye, Rye, Sade, Sadye, Sage, Sayge, Shae, Shaye, Sile, Sine, Sokie, Sue, Sukee, Sukie, Suky, Suse and Suze. These names tend to be less commonly used than Skye.