Given Name SCHUYLER

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: SKIE-lər   [details]

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).

Categories

surnames
VARIANTS: Skylar, Skyler
  United States
not
ranked
2016

Sources & References

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