Meaning:island of clouds; winged
Nature-inspired and prone to puns, Skye is a gender-neutral name of Scottish origin that exudes a light, breezy nature. Yet far from living up in the clouds à la the Old Norse ský, Skye is grounded in the Scottish island of the same name. Doing little to dampen Skye's inspirational appeal, this inner-most isle is a muse of its own, dramatic in vision and Scandinavian prose. Appearing as Skuy or Skuyö, Skye features in many a Norse saga as the mythological "island of clouds." However, Skye's Celtic roots are just as compelling, aligning the title to skitis, meaning "winged." Unfurling from the mainland like a majestic wing encased in mist and wonder, Skye embraces all these possibilities and more.
Skye Name Popularity Data
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Overall:Skye is currently #281 on The Bump
Boy:Skye is currently #211 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Skye is currently #160 on The Bump Girl Names
Overall:Skye is currently #776 in U.S. births
Boy:Skye is currently #4977 in U.S. births
Girl:Skye is currently #846 in U.S. births
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