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Skye Name Popularity

How popular is the name Skye? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 0 0%
1926 0 0%
1927 0 0%
1928 0 0%
1929 0 0%
1930 0 0%
1931 0 0%
1932 0 0%
1933 0 0%
1934 0 0%
1935 0 0%
1936 0 0%
1937 0 0%
1938 0 0%
1939 0 0%
1940 0 0%
1941 0 0%
1942 0 0%
1943 0 0%
1944 0 0%
1945 0 0%
1946 0 0%
1947 0 0%
1948 0 0%
1949 0 0%
1950 0 0%
1951 0 0%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 0 0%
1955 0 0%
1956 0 0%
1957 0 0%
1958 0 0%
1959 0 0%
1960 0 0%
1961 0 0%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 0 0%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 0 0%
1968 0 0%
1969 2,360 5 0.0003%
1970 0 0%
1971 2,076 10 0.0007%
1972 1,643 19 0.0014%
1973 2,099 9 0.0007%
1974 1,479 27 0.0021%
1975 1,800 16 0.0012%
1976 1,357 36 0.0028%
1977 1,433 35 0.0026%
1978 1,596 27 0.002%
1979 1,257 52 0.0037%
1980 1,648 28 0.0019%
1981 1,526 34 0.0023%
1982 1,567 33 0.0022%
1983 1,268 51 0.0035%
1984 1,642 28 0.0019%
1985 1,386 45 0.003%
1986 1,355 49 0.0032%
1987 770 179 0.0117%
1988 845 162 0.0104%
1989 845 172 0.0107%
1990 679 266 0.016%
1991 711 253 0.0155%
1992 757 224 0.014%
1993 720 246 0.0158%
1994 706 247 0.0161%
1995 639 294 0.0195%
1996 602 335 0.0224%
1997 450 529 0.0358%
1998 491 477 0.0319%
1999 512 463 0.0309%
2000 484 523 0.0342%
2001 464 562 0.0373%
2002 444 612 0.0408%
2003 413 700 0.046%
2004 403 720 0.0472%
2005 425 691 0.0452%
2006 428 704 0.045%
2007 478 641 0.0406%
2008 499 578 0.0374%
2009 484 587 0.0393%
2010 479 579 0.0402%
2011 470 585 0.0411%
2012 442 663 0.0465%
2013 414 690 0.0485%
2014 361 856 0.0588%
2015 377 818 0.0562%
2016 401 771 0.0535%
2017 415 702 0.0503%
2018 402 705 0.0513%
2019 397 715 0.0528%
2020 465 609 0.0478%

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Data via SSA.gov.


Names Like Skye

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What names are variants of Skye?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Skye.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Skie

English

Sky

The sky

English

Skyla

Fugitive

English


What names sound like Skye?

If you like how Skye sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Skye.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Sage

Sage plant

English

Sayge

Wise, healthy

Latin

Sokie
Sukee

Lily

Hebrew

Sukie

Lily

Hebrew

Suky

An endearing diminutive form of Susanna.


Lists With Skye

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Siblings of Skye

Mamas with kids named Skye also have kids with these names.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Phoenix

Dark red

Greek

Connor

Dog lover

Irish

6 Comments

  1. My daughter’s name is Skye. When she was born 23 years ago I named her Aeden Skye, because of her Irish roots and fiery determination. But as she grew up she chose to go by Skye and drop her first name. Skye fits her! She has bright blue eyes, long red-brown hair, and is adventurous, brave, whimsical, funny as heck, sharp, giving,?and ethereal. Skye suits her boundless determination and fresh view of the world. The name is gender neutral, strong, and organic. I love it.

  2. I was born in 1974 in California. My parents still argue about which one of them decided to name me Skye. I have always loved being named Skye. I am smart, free-spirited, deeply loving, and committed to the arts and the field of medicine. I have won pageants and I can fix a car, Skye is a unique name for wonderfully unique girls. The only draw backs are that some people will think you are making up your name or it is a nick name. Otherwise go for it! Name the new love of your life Skye and watch the world unfold around her xoxo

  3. Skye is a name that pays homage to her roots – it’s a geography name; the Isle of Skye is in the Scottish highlands, but the origin of that name comes from the Vikings. In Arabic, the name means Water Giver and is used mostly for boys but also now girls.

  4. She mean the world to me now she is 1 month now

  5. Skye is short and sweet. I wanted something that was carefree, a bit more uncommon, and I pay attention to the meanings/origins of names. Skye is attached to being adventurous, a protector, and a scholar. Skye was a perfect fit for my daughter. It’s free-spirited, with enough depth.

  6. We picked her name after the Isle of Skye in Scotland where my husband’s ancestors lived and after the legendary female warrior it’s named after.


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