Names That Mean Scholar

  1. Skylar
    • Origin:

      Variation of Schuyler, Dutch "scholar"
    • Meaning:

      "scholar"
    • Description:

      This Americanized spelling of the Dutch name is now used nearly exclusively for girls in the US.
  2. Skyla
    • Origin:

      Variation of Dutch Schuyler
    • Meaning:

      "scholar"
    • Description:

      Skyla is the most feminine form of the Skylar / Sklyer trend - little Skyla will never be mistaken on paper for a boy.
  3. Schuyler
    • Origin:

      Dutch
    • Meaning:

      "scholar"
    • Description:

      Originally a Dutch surname, imported by the early Dutch colonists, has been all but overpowered by the phonetic spellings in the US -- Skyler for boys and Skylar for girls. With the surnames-as-first-names trend, however, and the popularity of the Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical Hamilton, which features the Schuyler sisters, perhaps Schuyler might receive some more interest in the coming years.
  4. Schuyler
    • Origin:

      Dutch
    • Meaning:

      "scholar"
    • Description:

      This worthy name, imported by the early Dutch colonists, has been all but overpowered by the phonetic spellings -- Skyler for boys and Skylar for girls. With the surnames-as-first-names trend, however, and the popularity of the Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical Hamilton, which features the Schuyler sisters, perhaps Schuyler might receive some more interest in the coming years.
  5. Scyler
    • Origin:

      Spelling variation of Schuyler, Dutch
    • Meaning:

      "scholar"
    • Description:

      This name has spawned dozens of spelling variations, but this is one of the more unusual. People won't know whether the c is silent or pronounced as a k.