Name Sky Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Sky


Sky is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Sky thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Sky?

Sky is a modern English name for boys and girls and is of Old Norse origin.

What does the name Sky mean?

Sky means “sky” (ultimately from Old Norse “ský” = cloud).

Sky – a heavenly name

The name Sky is quite obvious in its meaning and is also a unisex name. In English-speaking countries it is mostly given to girls. If you want to chose something unique for your son, Sky might be a cute middle name: Noah Sky, Jonah Sky, Jeremy Sky, Benjamin Sky and Adrian Sky are suitable combinations. As further variants the names Skye or Skyler can be assigned. For girls, there are many possibilities for a middle name, for example Sky Rose, Sky Hazel, Sky Luna or Sky Willow.

Facts about the name Sky

  • The word sky appears in many popular songs that could be used as inspiration for naming your child. Do you have a favorite song with the name Sky in it that means a lot to you? This would be a nice story for your child to tell about how he or she came up with his or her name. Examples include “Eye in the Sky” by The Alan Parsons Project, “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” by The Beatles, “A Sky full of Stars” by Coldplay, or “Goodbye Blue Sky” by Pink Floyd.
  • Sky du Mont, born Cayetano Neven du Mont, is a German-Argentine actor (born 1947). He was part of the international production “Eyes Wide Shut” (1999). His kids are called Tara, Fayn and Clemens.
  • There are many companies or pop culture products with the word Sky in it. For example “Sky Zone”, a trampoline park for kids and adults that is mostly known in the US and Canada. “Skyscanner” is a company where you can search for flights and compare the prices. Lastly, the computer game “No Man’s Sky” is an open-world game by the Indie publisher “Hello Games”. In the game, you enter a galaxy with over 18 trillion planets, wich can be discovered by you.

Pronunciation of Sky

Parents who like the name Sky also like

Skylar Skye Summer River Tyler Raven Zoe Quinn Hope Harper Luna Riley Jayden Mila Scarlett Noah Ivy Logan Ryan Aria

Popularity of the name Sky

The name Sky is ranked #1631 overall.

Find more beautiful first names!

Download our free baby name app and swipe a wonderful name together with your partner!

babyname app androidbabyname app iPhone

Interesting reads
The most popular baby names