Another form of the name is the English diminutive Skippy.
See also the related category master (king).
Skip is unusual as a baby boy name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1960 with 0.005% of baby boys being named Skip. It had a ranking of #756 then. The baby name has dropped in popularity since then, and is of sporadic use now. Among all boy names in its family, Skip was nevertheless the most regularly used in 2016.
† Pronunciation for Skip: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)"