What does Skye mean?
The name Skye is of Scottish origin.
The meaning of Skye is "place name".
It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "sky".
Skye is used as both a boys and girls name.
It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Skye.
The Given Name Skye
The name Skye is a place name derived from the Isle of Skye off the west coast of Scotland.
It is also a variant of the nature name Sky
Skye is a variant of Sky. See Sky for further details.
Skye appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.
Memorable yet fearless, the name is a great blend of character and flair.
Skye has no variant spellings.
Skye falls into the celestial name category.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Skye McCole Bartusiak.
In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 417
in baby name popularity for girls with 788 occurrences. It ranked 2,055
in baby name popularity for boys with 69 occurrences.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 384 in baby name popularity for girls with 855 occurrences. It ranked 2,263 in baby name popularity for boys with 59 occurrences.
View the Skye Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Skye has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Skye to other names.
Skye Related Names
Skye is a variant of Sky
- Skye McCole Bartusiak ~ Actress
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Skye Name Fun
Would you like to fingerspell the name Skye in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.
Be creative with the name Skye.
Just for fun, see the name Skye in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.
Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Skye in Nautical Flags page.