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Boy Name: Skylar

Name: Skylar
Pronunciation: \s-ky-lar\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Skylar's also a girl name)
Meaning: scholar, protection; fugitive; giving shelter
Origin: Danish
Sounds Like: Skylor, Skyelar
Similar Names: Kylar, Skuyler, Schylar, Skyller, Skylen, Skielar


Skylar \s-ky-lar\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Skylar), is a variant of Schuyler (Danish) and Skyler (Danish), and the meaning of Skylar is "scholar, protection; fugitive; giving shelter".

The baby name Skylar sounds like Skylor and Skyelar. Other similar baby names are Kylar, Skuyler, Schylar, Skyller, Skylen and Skielar.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Skylar.


Skylar 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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