Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. SKIE-lər  [key·IPA]

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) [1].

Related Names

VariantsSkyla, Skylar, Skyler


People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   strange   complex   serious  


Sources & References

  1. Evans, Cleveland Kent. The Great Big Book of Baby Names. Publications International, 2006, page 281.
Entry updated May 29, 2020