[ 1 syll. (s)kip, sk-ip ] The baby boy name Skip is pronounced as SKihP †. Skip is of Old Norse origin and it is used mainly in English. The name Skip means 'ship master'. Forms of Skip include the English Skipp, the English Skipper, the English Skippie, the name Skyp, the name Skypp, and the name Skyppe. Another form of the name is the English diminutive Skippy.
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 2012.
† 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)"