Name
SKY

Name SKY

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 11,981 births of Sky in the countries below, which represents an average of 84 births of children bearing the first name Sky per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 522 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Sky   
In Italiano Nome Sky   
Variation : Skye


Information about the first name Sky

The first name Sky has been assigned to:
18.65% to boys
81.35% to girls
The country where the first name Sky is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 3 letters including 1 vowel and 2 consonants

Sky in Japanese *

Romajisukii
Katakanaスキー
Hiraganaすきー
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Sky in Japanese
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Sky in sign language

Sky in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Sky

US English
Etymology src :
  • From sky. As a surname, a translation of German Himmel and an anglicization of Ashkenazic surnames ending in -sky.
Anagrams src :
  • KYS, YKS, YSK, Yks., kys
Anagrams src :
  • KYS, YKS, YSK, Yks., kys
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) enPR: skī, IPA(key): /skaɪ/
  • Homophones: Sky, Skye
  • Rhymes: -aɪ
Proper noun src :
Noun (Alternative forms) src :
Noun (Usage notes) src :
  • The word can be used correctly in either the singular or plural form, but the plural is now mainly literary.
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
Verb (Derived terms) src :
Middle English
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse ský, from Proto-Germanic *skiwją. Doublet of skew.
Alternative forms src :
Noun src :
  • sky (plural skyes)
  • The atmosphere or sky; that which lies above the ground.
  • A cloud or mist (mass of water droplets).
  • (rare, astronomy) A certain layout or part of the sky.
  • (rare, physiology) Clouds in urine.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /skiː/
Noun (Descendants) src :
General
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse ský, from Proto-Germanic *skiwją.
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • sky (neuter singular sky, definite singular and plural sky or skye, comparative skyare, indefinite superlative skyast, definite superlative skyaste)
  • shy
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • sky (present tense skyr, past tense skydde, past participle skydd or skytt, passive infinitive skyast, present participle skyande, imperative sky)
  • To avoid, shun.
Old Swedish
Noun src :
Noun (Descendants) src :
  • Swedish: sky
SE Swedish
Etymology src :
  • From Old Swedish skȳ, from Old Norse ský, from Proto-Germanic *skiwją, compare English sky.
Etymology src :
Etymology src :
  • From Middle Low German schǖwen, ultimately from Proto-West Germanic *skiuhijan.
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • sky c
  • (countable) sky
  • (countable) cloud
  • Synonym: moln
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • sky c
  • (uncountable, cooking) The liquid that remains in a frying pan after the fried meat is ready.
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • sky (present skyr, preterite skydde, supine skytt, imperative sky)
  • To avoid (due to fear or disgust), shun.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ɧyː/
FI Finnish
Anagrams src :
  • kys., yks, yks.
Proper noun src :
  • SKY
  • Initialism of Suomen kielitieteellinen yhdistys (“Linguistic Association of Finland”).
DK Danish
Etymology src :
  • Possibly from Middle Low German schūwe, schū, from Proto-West Germanic *skeuh. Compare English shy and German scheu.
Etymology src :
  • From Old Danish sky, from Old Norse ský, from Proto-Germanic *skiwją (“cloud, cloud cover”), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kewH- (“to cover, conceal”).
Etymology src :
  • From French jus, from Latin iūs (“gravy, broth, sauce”). The Danish word was probably borrowed via German Jus or Schü, pronounced [ˈʃyː], with a regular substitution of German /ʃ/ with Danish /sk/.
Etymology src :
  • Possibly from Middle Low German schūwen, derived from the adjective.
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • sky (neuter sky, plural and definite singular attributive sky)
  • shy
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • sky c (singular definite skyen, plural indefinite skyer)
  • cloud
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • sky c (singular definite skyen, not used in plural form)
  • gravy, stock (a kind of soup)
  • jelly (made of gravy)
  • (cooking) aspic
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • sky (imperative sky, present skyr or skyer, past skyede, past participle skyet)
  • To shun.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈskyˀ]
NO Norwegian Nynorsk
Etymology src :
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • sky f (definite singular skya, indefinite plural skyer, definite plural skyene)
  • cloud
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ʃyː/
NO Norwegian Bokmål
Etymology src :
Etymology src :
  • From Old Norse ský, from Proto-Germanic *skiwją (“cloud, cloud cover”), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kewH- (“to cover, conceal”).
Etymology src :
Etymology (Adjective) src :
  • sky (neuter singular sky, definite singular and plural sky or skye, comparative skyere, indefinite superlative skyest, definite superlative skyeste)
  • shy
Etymology (Noun) src :
  • sky f or m (definite singular skya or skyen, indefinite plural skyer, definite plural skyene)
  • cloud
Etymology (Verb) src :
  • sky (imperative sky, present tense skyr, simple past skydde, past participle skydd, present participle skyende)
  • To avoid, shun.
Scots
Etymology src :
Noun src :
  • sky (plural skies)
  • sky
  • It's a fair braw sky we'v got the nicht. It's quite a beautiful sky we've got tonight.
  • daylight (especially at dawn)
  • A wis up afore the sky. I was up before sunrise.
  • skyline, outline against the sky (especially of a hill)
  • He saw the sky o a hill awa tae the west. He saw the outline of a hill in the west.
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [skaɪ]
Verb src :
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • sky laverock
  • sky-goat
  • skybrek
  • skysettin
  • tuith in the sky
 

Popularity of the name Sky

Number of SKY births per year

Total births of Sky by country

Births with the first name Sky
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
1,459
6,488
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
138
2,594
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
316
80
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
101
71
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
55
98
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
12
120
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
40
89
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
42
27
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
3
59
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
6
21
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2022
25
0
SESweden
1998 - 2022
4
21
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
0
23
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
14
5
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
4
13
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
11
5
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
4
8
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
0
12
CLChili
2010 - 2021
0
8
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
2
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
2
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
1
0

Total births of Sky by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Sky
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2022
52
330
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
6
53
QCQuebec
2022
4
13
BEBelgium
2022
14
0
DEGermany
2022
6
5
FRFrance
2022
4
5
ONOntario
2019
0
8
CHSwitzerland
2021
1
3
SESweden
2022
2
2
ABAlberta
2022
2
1
IEIreland
2022
0
3
ITItaly
2021
2
1
ATAustria
2021
2
0
CLChili
2021
0
2
DKDenmark
2022
1
0

Comments on the name Sky

Personalities with the first name Sky

There are 5 personalities with the first name Sky


Sky Ferreira
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United states of america
Actor Composer Singer Singer-songwriter Model Television actor Film actor Recording artist


Sky Brown
src

Japan United kingdom
Surfer Skateboarder


Sky Saxon
(Richard Elvern Marsh) src

United states of america
Singer


Sky Kim
src

Australia
Archer


Sky Katz
src

United states of america
Actor



Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Sky

There are 201 actors and actresses with the first name Sky
Sky Pierce
Sky Ferreira
Sky Odin
Sky Light
Sky Tallone
Sky Lee
Sky Fairchild-Waller
Sky Hirschkron
Sky Rumph
Sky Seals
Sky Paley
Sky Berdahl
Sky Lopez
Sky Taylor
Sky Donovan
Sky Rodgers
Sky Nellor
Sky Wu
Sky Callahan
Sky Rockit
Sky Du Mont
Sky Saxon
Sky Low Low
Sky Eagle
Sky Maddas
Sky Slywchuk
Sky James
Sky Shachory
Sky Hixon
Sky Thompson

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Sky
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Sky

Rankings of first name SKY by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#675BE Belgium2022
#798QC Quebec2022
#1406AT Austria2021
#1676AB Alberta2022
#1724US United State of America2022
#1887SE Sweden2022
#1968DK Denmark2022
#3270GB United Kingdom2021
#3372DE Germany2022
#4067CH Switzerland2021
#4461IT Italy2021
#4765FR France2022
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#380QC Quebec2022
#712GB United Kingdom2021
#766US United State of America2022
#991IE Ireland2022
#1174ON Ontario2019
#1607CH Switzerland2021
#1924CL Chili2021
#1963SE Sweden2022
#3995DE Germany2022
#4589FR France2022
#5585AB Alberta2022
#20132IT Italy2021