Schuyler Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Skylar:
Modern coinage of uncertain derivation. It might be based on sky or perhaps on the name of the Isle of Skye, an island off the coast of Scotland.
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- Nicknames for Schuyler
Sky or Skye
- Meanings and history of the name Schuyler
It is of Dutch origin. The Dutch settlers brought the name to America in the 17th century. The homonym Skyler is most commonly used for boys, whilst Skylar is the preferred spelling for girls.
Dutch: "scholar, protection"
- Famous real-life people named Schuyler
Michael J. Fox has a daughter named Schuyler; her twin's name is Aquinnah.
17th Vice President of the United States, Schuyler Colfax
- Schuyler in song, story & screen
Schuyler Grant - Canadian Actress known for her role of Diana in the Anne of Green Gables movies.
Schuyler Elizabeth Fisk is an American actress and singer-songwriter.