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63k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Skylar

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

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1959 10 0 10
1961 10 0 10
1962 8 0 8
1963 5 0 5
1966 5 0 5
1967 7 0 7
1968 5 0 5
1970 8 0 8
1973 9 0 9
1974 14 6 8
1975 18 8 10
1976 21 10 11
1977 31 11 20
1978 23 7 16
1979 48 13 35
1980 37 11 26
1981 104 15 89
1982 117 14 103
1983 110 14 96
1984 165 19 146
1985 204 29 175
1986 231 61 170
1987 352 107 245
1988 346 116 230
1989 423 127 296
1990 866 418 448
1991 779 364 415
1992 882 413 469
1993 1,119 545 574
1994 1,206 621 585
1995 1,246 685 561
1996 1,491 855 636
1997 1,610 953 657
1998 2,461 1,731 730
1999 3,205 2,511 694
2000 3,250 2,502 748
2001 3,075 2,341 734
2002 3,070 2,390 680
2003 2,937 2,305 632
2004 2,708 2,172 536
2005 2,802 2,239 563
2006 2,977 2,347 630
2007 2,616 2,054 562
2008 2,275 1,746 529
2009 2,311 1,764 547
2010 2,206 1,716 490
2011 2,627 2,152 475
2012 3,788 3,337 451 #87 girl name
2013 4,263 3,775 488 #73 girl name
2014 5,141 4,732 409 #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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Skylar" ranks #75 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, 59 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of 2,627 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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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 gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Skylar" mean? The list below shows the origins of Skylar as well as things modernly associated with the name Skylar such as celebrities named Skylar.

American

Origin and Meaning of Skylar

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

Alternative Meanings

S is for select, as few are chosen.

K is for kindness, you always show.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

Your name in reverse order is "Ralyks". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ayskrl". 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.

Past life for Skylar born Sep 27, 1938

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1300. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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