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69k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
170
in the U.S.
in 2010

Skylar

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5k Schuyler (Dutch)

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

Fun Facts about the name Skylar

  • How many people with the first name Skylar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 68,874 babies born with the first name Skylar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Skylar to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Skylar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1959 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Skylar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Skylar is Thursday, October 10th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Skylar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Skylar was in 2015 with a total of 5,258 babies. That's a lot of babies named Skylar!
  • Random Skylar Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Skylar ranks 93rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 68 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Skylar: Your name in reverse order is Ralyks. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lrsyak. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Skylar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 170 people with the last name Skylar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Skylar? Skylar is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Skylar U.S.
  White 90.59% 64.26%
  African American 5.29% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Skylar

People with the last name Skylar are most frequently White

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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.

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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.

Phonetic spelling of Schuyler used since the 1980s.

  1. A male given name.
  2. A female given name.

Other Inspirations for the Name Skylar

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

What does the name Skylar mean?

Sis for strength, there when needed.

Kis for kid, the child within.

Yis for young, the years never show!

Lis for lofty, your ambitions are high!

Ais for adorable, how precious

Ris for righteous, you know when you're right.

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