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Popularity
63k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Skylar

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Scholar
  • #841 All Time
  • #48 in 2014
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
5k Schuyler (Dutch)

How popular is the name "Skylar" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
195910010
196110010
1962808
1963505
1966505
1967707
1968505
1970808
1973909
19741468
197518810
1976211011
1977311120
197823716
1979481335
1980371126
19811041589
198211714103
19831101496
198416519146
198520429175
198623161170
1987352107245
1988346116230
1989423127296
1990866418448
1991779364415
1992882413469
19931,119545574
19941,206621585
19951,246685561
19961,491855636
19971,610953657
19982,4611,731730
19993,2052,511694
20003,2502,502748
20013,0752,341734
20023,0702,390680
20032,9372,305632
20042,7082,172536
20052,8022,239563
20062,9772,347630
20072,6162,054562
20082,2751,746529
20092,3111,764547
20102,2061,716490
20112,6272,152475
20123,7883,337451#87 girl name
20134,2633,775488#73 girl name
20145,1414,732409#48 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Skylar? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 63,222 babies born with the name Skylar in the United States. That's more than enough Skylars to occupy the territory of Guernsey (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 62,431 (as of March 31, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1959 when it was given to 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Skylar" was in 2014 with a total of 4,732 babies. (That's a lot of baby Skylars)

According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Skylar" ranks #57 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 66 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of 3,788 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Skylar" mean?

Skylar (American): Scholar

The name "Skylar" is of American origin and it means "Scholar". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

K is for kid, the child within.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

L is for life, that you live so well.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

Your name in reverse order is "Ralyks". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Alrksy". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Skylar popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Skylar in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Past life for Skylar born Jan 6, 1977

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Germany approximately on 1075. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

Name poster for Skylar

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

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