Skylar

Skylar - A very unique male name



  Feb 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Skylar, meaning scholar, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1979 on position #1719. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Skylar and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Skylar? 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 Skylar. The baby boy name Skylar was given to 404 baby boys in 2012, ranking #575 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,062 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Skylar peaked in popularity 17 years ago in 2000 on position 355.



Famous with this name

Skylar Astin
Skylar Gasper
Skylar Duhe


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Skylar is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Skylar is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #288 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,102.

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 Skylar is where you live.


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Skylar origin and meaning

Skylar is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means scholar. To see famous people named Skylar, pop culture references for the name Skylar and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Skylar

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

Skyler / Schuyler / Sylar / Skylor / Syler / Schyler / Saylor / Siler /

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
2012575
2011542
2010510
2009497
2008513
2007475
2006436
2005448
2004469
2003405
2002382
2001355
2000355
1999372
1998357
1997369
1996375
1995400
1994389
1993406
1992463
1991494
1990466
1989576
1988637
1987587
1986688
1985686
1984751
19831043
1982954
19811174
19802451
19791719

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii288
Tennessee292
Alabama327
Kentucky328
Louisiana346
Idaho350
Mississippi355
North Carolina399
Arizona401
Georgia402
Missouri404
Oklahoma424
Indiana464
Utah481
Minnesota493
Michigan507
Arkansas535
South Carolina541
Ohio578
Wisconsin579
California637
Washington665
Virginia675
Pennsylvania715
Texas746
Massachusetts746
Florida784
Maryland815
New Jersey931
Illinois1055
New York1102

Even more about Skylar


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 Skylar 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Skylar?

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
2000
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Skylar
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 4,062
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1979
2012 births +404

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