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Skylar

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How popular is the baby 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 2,979 2,349 630
2007 2,618 2,055 563
2008 2,276 1,747 529
2009 2,311 1,764 547
2010 2,208 1,717 491
2011 2,629 2,154 475
2012 3,792 3,340 452 #87 girl name
2013 4,268 3,780 488 #73 girl name
2014 5,168 4,757 411 #48 girl name
2015 5,607 5,258 349 #42 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Skylar baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 68,874 babies born with the name Skylar in the United States. That's more than enough Skylars to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 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 2015 with a total of 5,258 babies. (That's a lot of baby Skylars)

According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Skylar" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 42 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of 2,802 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?

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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.

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.

Other Inspirations for the Name Skylar

Skylar Astin
Skylar Diggins
Skylar Neese
Skylar Stecker
Skylar Storm
Skylar Deleon
Skylar Grey
Skylar Spence

Alternative Meanings

S is for special, you are, you know!

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

L is for love, your love of life!

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

R is for rational, the way you think.

Your name in reverse order is "Ralyks". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Slayrk". 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 Feb 14, 1953

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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 Western Australia approximately on 900. 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. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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