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What does Skye mean?

Skye Pronunciation of Skye as a boys' name (also used more widely as girls' name Skye) is pronounced skie. It is of English origin. Place name: the spectacular Isle of Skye in Scotland, as a nickname for the Skyler variants, or as a nature name referring to the sky. See also Schuyler.

ASSOCIATED WITH scotland, sky (heaven)



ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA SCHUYLER, SKYLER Skuyler, Skyelar, Skylar, Skylen, Skyler, Skyller, Skylor



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How popular is Skye?

Skye is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#59147 out of 150436, Top 39%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Skye entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #1300 in the U.S. in 1996, but is not ranked 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?

Schuyler, Sky (#1761 IN 2018), Skylar (#922), Skyler (#487) and Skylor are the prominent varying forms of Skye. Other variants, like Skylen, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Skye was more pronounced 2 decades ago (USAGE OF 0.13%) and has become much less since (USAGE 0.05%, 60.2%).

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Arye, Brye, Coye, Daye, Faye, Frye, Jaye, Kaye, Keye, Kye, Nye, Raye, Rye, Sage, Saxe, Sayer, Sayge, Sayre, Shae, Shaye, Skeet, Skip, Skylen, Sly, Styg, Syd, Syed, Tye and Wye. Like Skye, these names are not commonly used.