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)