girl name Skylar

Baby Girl Names - Skylar

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The name Skylar is of Dutch origin, and means scholar.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Skylar has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Skylar
Use of the Name Skylar for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
20,740 20,740 20,740 18,380 11,655 4,431 2,137
The table below indicates the number of times the name Skylar has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Skylar first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1981, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Skylar
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1981  95789
1982  879103
1983  90096
1984  719147
1985  668175
1986  695170
1987  582244
1988  625228
1989  562297
Totals:  20,740 10,623

During the last 125 years, parents have used Skylar as a girl's name about 66% of the time and less frequently (about 33% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Skylar appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 15 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.

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Girl Name Skylar