Skyler Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Skyler:
Modern coinage of uncertain derivation. It may be based on the vocabulary word sky or perhaps on the name of the Isle of Skye, an island off the coast of Scotland. Short: Sky.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Commonly presumed to be a female name.
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I had a good friend named Skyler when I was younger, he had a unique name which made it easier to remember.
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Like the "Sci-Fi" channel, my cousin calls my son "Sky-Fi"
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It is of Danish origin, and its meaning is "fugitive; resurface; giving shelter".
Could also have German origins, coming from the German last name Kyler meaning "Little Warrior".
Phonetic spelling of Schuyler, brought to New York by 17th-century settlers.
Skyler has 9 variant forms: Schuyler, Schyler, Skielar, Skielor, Skyelar, Skylar, Skylen, Skyller and Skylor.
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Skyler Morrison Berman (b. 2011), son of American fashion designer, businesswoman, and writer Rachel Zoe
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The Island of Skye is mentioned in a novel about Scotland in medieval times. The dominant male character is from the island. Cannot recall the name of the book.
There is a little town in Nelson County, Virginia named Schuyler. The town is mentioned on the telelvision series "The Waltons" from the seventies. Earl Hamner, the creator is from near that town.