Skye

Skye - A very unique female name



  Apr 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Skye appeared on the charts for the first time in 1969 on position #2835. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Skye and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Skye? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Skye. The baby girl name Skye was given to 654 baby girls in 2012, ranking #452 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,161 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Skye peaked in popularity 13 years ago in 2004 on position 404.



Famous with this name

Skye Noel
Skye Medusa
Chynna Skye


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Skye is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Skye is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #216 - and is the least popular in Colorado at position #765.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Skye is where you live.


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Skye origin and meaning

Skye is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Skye, pop culture references for the name Skye and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Skye

We've found the following names that sound similar to Skye, sorted by popularity.

Sue / Susie / Sasha / Sage / Shea / Saige / Sky / Shay / Shae / Suzy /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012452
2011478
2010487
2009491
2008508
2007482
2006431
2005428
2004404
2003415
2002447
2001463
2000484
1999512
1998492
1997451
1996602
1995638
1994709
1993721
1992759
1991712
1990681
1989850
1988852
1987777
19861391
19851433
19841691
19831308
19821625
19811580
19801721
19791298
19781673
19771472
19761403
19751896
19741533
19732239
19721703
19712190
19692835

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii216
Connecticut277
Maryland279
Florida281
New York300
Nevada305
Georgia314
Oklahoma321
New Jersey326
Virginia344
Louisiana348
Missouri393
Nebraska432
Iowa436
Illinois468
Pennsylvania475
Michigan484
Ohio488
Arizona490
Texas492
Wisconsin500
Alabama532
Massachusetts546
Kentucky556
California557
South Carolina557
North Carolina564
Tennessee604
Kansas631
Indiana649
Utah657
Washington682
Colorado765

Even more about Skye


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Skye a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Skye?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2004
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Skye
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,161
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1969
2012 births +654

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