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) .
People think this name is
classic formal upper class wholesome strong refined strange complex serious nerdy
Sources & References
- Evans, Cleveland Kent. The Great Big Book of Baby Names. Publications International, 2006, page 281.
Entry updated May 29, 2020