What does the baby name Skyler mean? Learn about what Skyler means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Skyler - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Skyler
S-K-Y-L-E-R, is a 6-letter female given name.
Pronunciation of Skyler
SKY ler
Origin of Skyler
The name 'Skyler' is of Dutch origin. It is derived from the Dutch surname 'Schuyler', which means 'scholar' or 'scholarly'. The name was originally a surname given to individuals who were associated with scholarly pursuits or had a reputation for being learned.
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Popularity of Skyler
The name 'Skyler' gained popularity in the United States during the late 20th century. It became more widely used as a given name for girls in the 1990s and has remained popular ever since. It has also gained some popularity in other English-speaking countries such as Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom.
Skyler currently has 460 likes, and is in the top 2% of liked girl's names. The name Vivian is slightly more popular than Skyler.

Etymology of Skyler

The etymology of the name 'Skyler' can be traced back to the Dutch word 'scholar', which means 'scholar' or 'scholarly'. Over time, the spelling and pronunciation of the name evolved, leading to the modern form 'Skyler'. The name carries connotations of intelligence, learning, and academic pursuits.

Cultural Significance of Skyler

The name 'Skyler' does not hold significant cultural or religious significance in any particular culture. However, it is often associated with qualities such as intelligence, curiosity, and a love for learning. In contemporary Western culture, the name 'Skyler' is often seen as modern and trendy.