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Boy Name: Skip

Name: Skip
Pronunciation: \s-kip\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: ship, boss
Origin: English
Variant forms: Skipp, Skipper

Description

Skip \s-kip\ as a boy's name is of English origin, and the meaning of Skip is "ship, boss". As in "skipper", the term for the captain of a ship or boat. Skip is usually used as a nickname.

Skip has 2 variant forms: Skipp and Skipper.

Popularity

Skip is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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