Skyla

Skyla - A very unique female name



  Nov 18,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Skyla, meaning scholar, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1977 on position #3367. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Skyla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Skyla? 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 Skyla. The baby girl name Skyla was given to 563 baby girls in 2012, ranking #505 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,510 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Skyla peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 505.



Famous with this name

Skyla Schreter
Skylark
Skylar Astin


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Skyla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Skyla is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #228 - and is the least popular in Colorado at position #1,006.

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 Skyla is where you live.


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Skyla origin and meaning

Skyla is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means scholar. To see famous people named Skyla, pop culture references for the name Skyla and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Skyla

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

Sheila / Sally / Shelly / Shelley / Shelia / Sallie / Shayla / Shellie / Shelli / Shaylee /

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
2012505
2011522
2010566
2009532
2008582
2007639
2006588
2005560
2004585
2003618
2002597
2001608
2000662
1999763
1998921
19971322
19961735
19951688
19942401
19931793
19922085
19911665
19901834
19893528
19882940
19874045
19843732
19773367

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts228
New York284
Florida338
Nevada355
South Carolina377
Indiana378
Ohio389
Louisiana401
Oklahoma404
Mississippi405
Georgia418
Tennessee421
Wisconsin435
Kansas470
Pennsylvania476
Alabama486
Kentucky496
Michigan509
Connecticut512
Maryland516
Virginia551
New Jersey556
Missouri577
Washington580
Iowa598
North Carolina619
Texas634
Oregon686
Minnesota768
California819
Arizona866
Illinois963
Colorado1006

Even more about Skyla


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 Skyla 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 Skyla?

2 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
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Skyla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,510
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1977
2012 births +563

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