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Skye Meaning


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.

Skye Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 416 in baby name popularity for girls with 741 occurrences. It ranked 2,731 in baby name popularity for boys with 45 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 426 in baby name popularity for girls with 746 occurrences. It ranked 2,256 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.

Famous Skyes

  • Skye McCole Bartusiak ~ Actress

Skye Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Skye.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Skye are often methodical and scholarly but most of all they are read more >>

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.