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Gender: F Origin of Skye: Scottish place-name Skye's Popularity in 2013: #427

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The 'e'-addition takes the name from slightly hippieish nature name to the place name of a picturesque island off the coast of Scotland, and for baby namers it's by far the more popular spelling.

Skye entered the girls' list in 1987, a year after the introduction of Skye Chandler, a popular character on no less than three soaps--All My Children, One Life to Live and General Hospital-- for decades. More recently, it has lingered in the 400's, while it's Number 45 in its native Scotland, and 84 in England and Wales.

A lovely middle-name choice.

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Skye Alyssa Friedman, American Broadway actress
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Pop Culture References for the Name Skye

-Joscelyn Skye Courtenay (b. 2007), Daughter of Charles Peregrine Courtenay and A.J. Langer
-Skye Dailor, late sister of Mastodon's drummer Brann Dailor and inspiration for album Crack the Skye
Skye Penderwick-character in the Penderwick books
Skye, from the television series Marvel's Agents of Shield
Skye Hamilton- main character in Lisi Harrison's Alpha series

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