Skylar Name Meaning & Origin

Skylar

Pronunciation: SKIY-ler (key)

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.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Sky, Skyla, Skyler

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Nicknames for Skylar

Sky
Skylark
Skye
Kylie
Blue Sky
Sky Blue
Skys
Ky
Skyla
Skyls
Lar

Meanings and history of the name Skylar

It is derived from the Dutch surname, Schuyler, meaning 'scholar'. Has been spelled phonetically over time.

I knew a girl named Schuyler in school, she was called Sky.

Famous real-life people named Skylar

Skylar Diggins-WNBA-Professional Basketball player
Skylar Grey singer/song writer

Skylar in song, story & screen

Main character in cable TV show Breaking Bad
Skylar is Minnie Driver's character in Good Will Hunting
Skylar Storm from the Disney Channel show "Mighty Med".
The Schulyer Sisters in the Broadway Musical HAMILTON!
Skylar from the Broadway Musical Bring It On!

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