Spelling variation of Skylar or Schuyler

Skyler Origin and Meaning

The name Skyler is a girl's name of Dutch origin.

While Skylar is currently the most popular spelling choice for girls, the Skyler option is more (statistically) unisex. Given to boy and girls in nearly equal numbers each year, it ranks around the middle of the US Top 1000.

Derived from the Dutch surname Schuyler meaning "scholar", this spelling emerged in the 80s and was likely inspired by the popularity of the name Tyler.

# 624 in the US

Skyler Rank in US Top 1000

# 1065 on Nameberry

Skyler Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Skyler Popularity

Famous People Named Skyler

  • Skyler Melody WexlerAmerican actress
  • Skyler Rose SamuelsAmerican actress
  • Skyler Elizabeth DayAmerican actress
  • Skyler Anna ShayeAmerican actress
  • Skyler WhiteAmerican novelist
  • Skyler Eva Perri (b. 2015)daughter of actress Elisabetta Canalis and Brian Perri
  • Skyler Witschge (b. 2001)daughter of Dutch soccer player Richard Witschge

Skyler in Pop Culture

  • Skyler Whitecharacter on TV's "Breaking Bad"
  • Skyler Wyattcharacter on TV's "Numb3rs"
  • Skyler Daytoncharacter on TV's "Stacked"
  • Skyler Belfortcharacter in film "The Wolf of Wall Street"