Skylar

Skylar - A unique female name



  Nov 19,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Skylar appeared on the charts for the first time in 1985 on position #3269. 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 girl name Skylar was given to 3,314 baby girls in 2012, ranking #87 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 426 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Skylar peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 87.



Famous with this name

Skylar Astin
Skylar Grey
Skylar Feichtner


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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 Georgia at position #26 - and is the least popular in Oklahoma at position #250.

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. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. 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 / Saylor / Sailor / Schuyler / Solara / Schyler / Sayler / Skyelar / Skylor / Skyllar /

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
201287
2011145
2010181
2009187
2008192
2007172
2006145
2005154
2004154
2003144
2002141
2001141
2000135
1999131
1998173
1997301
1996328
1995379
1994406
1993444
1992571
1991626
1990551
19891352
19881537
19871356
19862338
19853269

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi26
Georgia26
Louisiana37
West Virginia38
South Carolina38
Maryland40
Missouri46
North Carolina48
Alabama54
Arkansas55
Virginia55
Michigan56
Florida63
Rhode Island71
Tennessee71
New Jersey73
Connecticut74
Kentucky77
Pennsylvania77
Ohio78
New York80
Delaware80
Indiana93
Texas97
New Hampshire99
District of Columbia113
Massachusetts115
Illinois119
Nebraska123
Hawaii128
Wisconsin140
Colorado141
Kansas143
Nevada151
Minnesota154
Iowa154
Washington157
Idaho161
Maine167
North Dakota168
Oregon178
New Mexico184
South Dakota187
Utah197
Arizona206
Montana207
California215
Oklahoma250

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 unique female 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
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Skylar
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 426
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1985
2012 births +3,314

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