Skye: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Skye

Skye

Pronunciation: SKIY (key)

Origin of the name Skye:

Taken from sky, which denotes the upper atmosphere

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

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Comments and insights on the name Skye: | Edit

First of all the definition is WRONG and it's driving me crazy almost every site had it wrong. It comes from the Isle Skye off of Scotland. I know because my name is Skye.

Personal experiences with the name Skye: | Edit

My second daughetrs middle is Skye. It goes perfectly with Starlyn.

I know a girl named Kayleigh Skye.

Skye was my best friends name at school, and she was very self conscious of her name as the kids would call her Skye scraper or Skye line. Though I always thought it was unique and beautiful just like she was. Her middle Name is Louise which is lovely also.

Nicknames for Skye: | Edit

Sky blue
Skye Bird - Skybird (if your daughter eats like a bird)

Meanings and history of the name Skye: | Edit

Isle of Skye in Scotland

Famous real-life people named Skye: | Edit

Skye Alexandra Sweetnam, Canadian singer

Skye in song, story & screen: | Edit

Skye Chandler Quartermaine, character on All My Children, One Life to Live and General Hospital
Skye, character on the TV show Marvel's Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Skye Penderwick from Jeanne Birdsall's bestselling series, The Penderwicks

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