Quick Facts on Skyler
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Scholar, school teacher
Characteristics of Skyler
Etymology & Historical Origin - Skyler
Skyler is a spelling variant of Skylar which comes from the Dutch surname Schuyler (meaning "scholar, school teacher"). See Schuyler for more information. The name was brought to America by way of Dutch settlers in New York in the 17th century. A notable name bearer, Philip Schuyler, became a U.S. senator from the state of New York in the late 18th century after distinguishing himself as a Revolutionary War hero. Schuyler was the first form of the name to be used as a male given name influenced by this early important American figure. The names Skylar and Skyler are simpler phonetic renderings of the name Schuyler that became popular in the United States in the late 20th century.
Popularity of the Name Skyler
Skyler is a boy’s name that developed from the surname Schuyler. This newer, more phonetically comfortable spelling of the Old Dutch surname has been around for boys since 1981 (more than 30 years now). It officially became unisex in 1990 when the name appeared on the American female naming charts. Still, Skyler with the “-ler” suffix is much more popular for boys while Skylar with the “-lar” suffix is favored for the baby girls. Skyler is a nice sounding name, and the “Sky” prefix gives it an ethereal quality. The “scholarly” etymology is something desirable.
Popularity of the Boy Name Skyler
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Skyler
Literary Characters of the Baby Name Skyler
Skyler We cannot find any significant literary characters with the first name Skyler.
Popular Songs on Skyler
Skyler - We cannot find any well-known or significantly popular songs featuring the name Skyler.
Children's Books on the Baby Name Skyler
Skyler And Selene On The Moon (Dan Ward) - When a mystical bridge transports Skyler and Selene to the Moon, the sisters set off on a journey of exploration. When they are unexpectedly separated their fun adventure turns into a quest to find their way back to each other... and back home. Recommended for ages 9-12.
Skyler And The Shadows On The Sun (Dan Ward) - Eleven-year-old Skyler takes a fantastic trip to the sun, where she and her new companions must battle the evil Shadow Caster to save the Earth. Recommended for ages 9-12.
Famous People Named Skyler
Famous People Named Skyler - Skyler Green (football player); Skyler Hudson (child actor)
Children of Famous People Named Skyler
Famous People Who Named Their Child Skyler - Montell Jordan (R&B singer/songwriter); Rachel Zoe (stylist to the stars)
Skyler - Boy Baby Name - Historic Figures
Skyler - We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Skyler.
Personality of the Boy Name Skyler
The number Nine personality represents the completion or ending of the cycle, and a need for perfection. This is the personality that moves from "self" to a greater understanding and compassion for the human condition and the world order. They want to make the world a better place. Nines are capable of great spiritual and humanitarian achievements. They are courageous and fearless, able to fight great battles on behalf of worthy causes. These personalities will not tolerate injustice. They are compassionate people with a strong sensitivity to others. They are able to both educate and inspire. Friendships and relationships are the lifeblood to the Nine, and they place a high value on love and affection. Nines are often exceptionally gifted artistically, and they have a keen imagination and enterprising mind.
Variations of the Baby Name - Skyler