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Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. SKIE-lər
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Meaning & History

From a Dutch surname meaning "scholar". Dutch settlers brought the surname to America, where it was subsequently adopted as a given name in honour of the American general and senator Philip Schuyler (1733-1804).
VariantsSkylar, Skyler
Feminine FormSkyla

Sources & References

  • Cleveland Kent Evans, The Great Big Book of Baby Names (2006)


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