Skye - boys name

Skye name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 52%

Skye name meaning:

The name Skye is of Scottish origin and is primarily considered a unisex name, although it is more commonly used for girls. Skye is derived from the Scottish Gaelic word "sgitheanach," which means "winged." It is often associated with the Isle of Skye in Scotland, which is known for its stunning landscapes and rugged beauty.

The name Skye carries a mystical and ethereal connotation, evoking images of vast open skies and freedom. It represents a sense of adventure, exploration, and a desire to soar above limitations. Skye is a name that exudes a sense of individuality and uniqueness, as it is not as common as other names. It reflects a person who may have a free-spirited nature, a love for nature and the outdoors, and a desire for independence.

Overall, the name Skye is a beautiful and enchanting choice for a child, symbolizing their potential for growth, exploration, and embracing the wonders of the world.

Origin: Arabic

Water giver.


Unisex names, Weather names

Other boys names beginning with S


Overall UK ranking: 2301 out of 4789

9 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

Historical popularity of Skye

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