Gender: Male Meaning of Skipper: "captain" Origin of Skipper: English

Skipper Origin and Meaning

The name Skipper is a boy's name of English origin meaning "captain".

Sure, and we hope he has a good time playing with Buster and Buddy.

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ziggywiggy Says:


I actually really like this as a name for a girl. I feel like it fits right on trend with the ever popular Harper and Piper

Hylian Wizard Says:


A cute nickname, but like Scout, I can't see it aging well.

Lola Says:


Kipp is better than this name!

csd267 Says:


Just saw a girl on TV with this name, I honestly thought it was pretty cute!

mother_dragons Says:


Yes. If I'm not mistaken, she was supposed to be two years younger than Barbie. I have quite a few Skippers in my collection

ThistleThorn Says:


Hope he has a good time playing with Ken and Barbie

KjStormy Says:


I actually really like it as a name and am considering using it in my story :)

lesliemarion Says:


It is a super nickname. If I were a boy, I'd rather be called Skipper than Draven!

Rebeccaclee Says:


Wasn't that Barbie's littler sister or something?

tfzolghadr Says:


A great nickname, but horrible as a given name.