Skyler

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60k
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Skyler

"Skyler" is a name of Dutch origin, and it means "Shield, scholar. Variant of Schuyler". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

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Phonetic spelling of Schuyler used since the 1980s.

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

Notable Persons Named Skyler

Skyler Samuels is an actress. She has been prominent since 2004. Skyler was given the name Skyler Rose Samuels on April 14th, 1994 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Sky Blu is a rapper, singer, record producer, dj, and dancer. He was most prominent from 2006 to 2006. Sky was given the name Skyler Austen Gordy on August 23rd, 1986 in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Sky is also known as Sky Blu, SkysNuts, The Party President, and Sky.

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Skyler Gisondo is an actor and voice actor. He was most prominent from 2003 to present. Skyler was born on July 22nd, 1996.

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Skyler Day is an actress and singer. Her ongoing career started in 2003. Skyler was given the name Skyler Elizabeth Day on August 2nd, 1991 in Cumming, Georgia, U.S.

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Skyler Page is an animator and voice actor. Skyler was given the name Skyler Dale Page on October 13th, 1989.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Skyler

Tristine was born in New York City.

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Martin A. Skyler is a walt disney imagineering and imagineer. His most notable accomplishments were from 1961 to 2009. Martin was born on February 6th, 1934.

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Edward was born on April 11th, 1973.

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How popular is the baby name Skyler in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1954 6 0 6
1956 6 0 6
1957 5 0 5
1958 5 0 5
1959 10 0 10
1960 7 0 7
1961 6 0 6
1963 6 0 6
1964 13 0 13
1965 9 0 9
1966 5 0 5
1967 6 0 6
1969 5 0 5
1970 7 0 7
1971 13 0 13
1972 10 0 10
1973 8 0 8
1974 21 0 21
1975 31 5 26
1976 23 0 23
1977 44 10 34
1978 59 7 52
1979 68 13 55
1980 92 13 79
1981 191 16 175
1982 216 15 201
1983 261 17 244
1984 347 28 319
1985 412 19 393
1986 467 44 423
1987 546 92 454
1988 637 86 551
1989 766 90 676
1990 1,130 283 847
1991 1,105 224 881
1992 1,411 314 1,097
1993 1,593 402 1,191
1994 1,737 382 1,355
1995 1,776 441 1,335
1996 1,928 536 1,392
1997 2,021 634 1,387
1998 2,406 1,022 1,384
1999 2,646 1,219 1,427
2000 2,756 1,284 1,472
2001 2,651 1,144 1,507
2002 2,719 1,161 1,558
2003 2,618 1,132 1,486
2004 2,455 1,032 1,423
2005 2,419 1,018 1,401
2006 2,317 1,037 1,280
2007 2,135 874 1,261
2008 2,072 764 1,308
2009 2,089 758 1,331
2010 1,958 638 1,320
2011 1,869 652 1,217
2012 2,061 836 1,225
2013 1,987 870 1,117
2014 1,992 1,077 915
2015 2,023 1,114 909
2016 1,667 905 762

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Popularity of Skyler as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Skyler U.S.
  White 79.12% 64.26%
  African American 9.64% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.41% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.83% 16.26%

Of Last Name Skyler

People with the last name Skyler are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Skyler

  • How Popular is the name Skyler? Skyler is the 881st most popular name of all time. As a last name Skyler was the 77,012th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Skyler have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 59,849 babies born with the first name Skyler in the United States. That's more than enough people named Skyler to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Skyler? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1954 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Skyler first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Skyler is Sunday, February 10th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Skyler born? The highest recorded use of the first name Skyler was in 2002 with a total of 1,558 babies. That's a lot of babies named Skyler!
  • Random Skyler Factoid: According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Skyler ranks 86th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Utah. Imagine that, 47 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1985.
  • Weird things about the name Skyler: Your name in reverse order is Relyks. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eyskrl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Skyler? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 249 people with the last name Skyler.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Skyler? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Skyler as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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