US Popularity:1238
Other Origin(s):Scandinavian, Norse
Meaning:Sky; Cloud; Atmosphere seen from Earth
Sky is a gender-neutral name, English and Scandinavian in origin and ever-changing in nature. Stemming from the Old Norse word ský, meaning "cloud," the name was quickly adapted into the English tongue, where it refers to the "atmosphere seen from Earth." For some, Sky may conjure images of the heavens, while others picture starry nights and the infinite cosmos. In any case, this provocative name will encourage baby to always look up in wonder and let their imagination soar.

Sky Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Sky is currently #692 on The Bump
Boy:Sky is currently #395 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Sky is currently #503 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Sky is currently #1238 in U.S. births
Boy:Sky is currently #1642 in U.S. births
Girl:Sky is currently #783 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 47
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Sky, April 2021

  • WordSense, Sky

  • WordSense, sky

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, sky (n.), December 2022

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