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Boy Name: Skinner

Name: Skinner
Pronunciation: \s-kinner, sk(in)-ner\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: skinner of hides
Origin: English
Similar Names: Skipper, Sikander, Conner, Gainer, Gunner, Kenner, Konner, Skyler, Skuyler, Signe, Skyller, Skielor, Skielar, Stoner, Sumner
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 531

Description

Skinner \s-kinner, sk(in)-ner\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Skinner is "skinner of hides". Occupational name. Actor Otis Skinner; psychologist B.F. Skinner.

Similar baby names are Skipper, Sikander, Conner, Gainer, Gunner, Kenner, Konner, Skyler, Skuyler, Signe, Skyller, Skielor, Skielar, Stoner and Sumner.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Skinner.

Popularity

Skinner is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#531 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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