Gender / Sex: boy (Skyler's also a girl name)
Meaning: fugitive; giving shelter
Related Names: Skye
Sounds Like: Skuyler, Schuylar
Variant forms: Schuyler, Schyler, Skielar, Skielor, Skyelar, Skylar, Skylen, Skyller, Skylor
Skyler \s-ky-ler\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Skyler), is pronounced SKY-ler. It is of Danish origin, and the meaning of Skyler is "fugitive; giving shelter". Phonetic spelling of Schuyler, brought to New York by 17th-century settlers.
Skyler has 9 variant forms: Schuyler, Schyler, Skielar, Skielor, Skyelar, Skylar, Skylen, Skyller and Skylor.
For more information, see also the related name Skye.
Baby names that sound like Skyler are Skuyler and Schuylar.
View a list of the 3 names that reference Skyler.
Skyler 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)