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Girl Name: Skyler

Name: Skyler
Pronunciation: \s-ky-ler\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Skyler's also a boy name)
Meaning: fugitive
Origin: Dutch
Related Names: Skye
Variant forms: Schyler, Schuyler, Skyla, Skylar, Skyllar


Skyler \s-ky-ler\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Skyler), is pronounced SKY-ler. It is of Dutch origin, and the meaning of Skyler is "fugitive". Also possibly a phonetic form of the Dutch surname Schulyer, which was brought to New York by 17th-century settlers. Similar to Kyle or Kyla.

Skyler has 5 variant forms: Schyler, Schuyler, Skyla, Skylar and Skyllar.

For more information, see also the related name Skye.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Skyler.


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

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