Sky Name Meaning & Origin

Sky

Pronunciation: SKIY (key)

Origin of the name Sky:

Taken from sky, which denotes the upper atmosphere. Var: Skye.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Skye, Skylar

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Comments and insights on the name Sky: | Edit

Sky is more of a boys and girls name. There are currently 1.5 males for every female named Sky in the United States. That's 2 females for every 3 males.

In November 1950, the musical "Guys and Dolls" premiered on Broadway. The starring character was named Sky Masterson. The show has had numerous award-winning revivals and tours and has become a popular choice for school and community theatre productions. In 1955, the movie "Guys and Dolls was released starring Marlon Brando as the lead character Sky.

The radio series "Sky King" first aired in 1946, and became a TV series in 1954 that ran till 1962. The show continued in syndication for years. The leading character's name was Schuyler King in the credits, but in all the episodes I've ever watched, he was always called Sky. This series would spawn some great memoribilia such as the Sky King Spy-Detecto Writer, the Sky King Signal Scope, and the Sky King Radar Signal Ring with a hollow stone in which to hide secret messages, and many more.

Personal experiences with the name Sky: | Edit

At the age of two, she was reading and writing. Very smart, very creative, and a happy little girl.

Very intelligent, wise above her 9 years that for sure. Also extremely creative and musical ability.

Very smart, and incredible artistic abilities.

Nicknames for Sky: | Edit

Skye, Sk, Skylar, Skylette, Skyla, Blue-Sky, Clear Sky, Rainy Sky, Skyie

Meanings and history of the name Sky: | Edit

Sky also means " bringer of water" which of course sustains all life.

Famous real-life people named Sky: | Edit

Sky Copperfield (b. 2010), daughter of American magician David Copperfield

Sky in song, story & screen: | Edit

Sky Ferreira, American singer-songwriter, model, and actress

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