Skip name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Skip

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  1. According to a user from New Zealand, the name Skip is of English origin and means "Blessed Child".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Skip
  1. A basket. See Skep.(Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Scot)
  2. A basket on wheels, used in cotton factories.
  3. [Mining] An iron bucket, which slides between guides, for hoisting mineral and rock.
  4. [Sugar Manuf] A charge of sirup in the pans.
  5. A beehive; a skep.

Etymology: See Skep

verb Skip
  1. To leap lightly; to move in leaps and hounds; -- commonly implying a sportive spirit."The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day, Had he thy reason, would he skip and play?" [Pope.]"So she drew her mother away skipping, dancing, and frisking fantastically." [Hawthorne.]
  2. Fig.: To leave matters unnoticed, as in reading, speaking, or writing; to pass by, or overlook, portions of a thing; -- often followed by over.

Etymology: OE. skippen, of uncertain origin; cf. Icel. skopa run, skoppa to spin like a top, OSw. & dial. Sw. skimmpa to run, skimpa skompa, to hop, skip; or Ir. sgiob to snatch, Gael. sgiab to start or move suddenly, to snatch, W. ysgipio to snatch

verb Skip
  1. To leap lightly over; as, to skip the rope.
  2. To pass over or by without notice; to omit; to miss; as, to skip a line in reading; to skip a lesson."They who have a mind to see the issue may skip these two chapters." [Bp. Burnet.]
  3. To cause to skip; as, to skip a stone.(Colloq)
noun Skip
  1. A light leap or bound.
  2. The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part.
  3. [Mus] A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A mistake resulting from neglect
  2. A gait in which steps and hops alternate
  3. Bypass ("He skipped a row in the text and so the sentence was incomprehensible")
  4. Cause to skip over a surface ("Skip a stone across the pond")
  5. Bound off one point after another
  6. Jump lightly
  7. Leave suddenly ("skip town")
  8. Intentionally fail to attend

From Middle English skippen, skyppen, of North Germanic origin, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *skupjaną, *skupaną (“to scoff, mock”), related to Icelandic skopa (“to take a run”), Middle Swedish skuppa (“to skip”).

  1. A leaping, jumping or skipping movement.
  2. The act of passing over an interval from one thing to another; an omission of a part.
  3. (music) A passage from one sound to another by more than a degree at once.
  4. A person who attempts to disappear so as not to be found.
  5. (radio) skywave propagation

A reference to the television series Skippy the Bush Kangaroo; coined and used by Australians (particularly children) of non-British descent to counter derogatory terms aimed at them.

  1. (Australia, slang) An Australian of Anglo-Celtic descent.

    skip was also found in the following language(s): Afrikaans, Faroese, Gothic, Icelandic, Norwegian Bokmål, Norwegian Nynorsk, Old Norse, and Old Saxon

    Notable Persons Named Skip

    Notable Persons Named Skip

    Skip Bayless

    Skip Bayless is a sportswriter and television sports commentator. Skip was given the name John Edward Bayless II on December 4th, 1951 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States.

    Skip Marley

    Skip Marley is a reggae singer-songwriter. Skip was born Skip Marley in 1996. Skip is also known as Minto.

    Skip James

    Skip James was a delta blues musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1931 to 1931. Skip was given the name Nehemiah Curtis James on June 9th, 1902. He passed away on October 3rd, 1969.

    Skip Caray

    Skip Caray was a sports commentator and sportscaster. Skip was given the name Harry Christopher Caray, Jr. by his parent Harry Caray on August 12th, 1939 in St. Louis. He passed away on August 3rd, 2008.

    Skip Homeier

    Skip Homeier is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1944 to 1982. Skip was given the name George Vincent Homeier on October 5th, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    Skip Holtz

    Skip Holtz is a college coach. Skip was born on March 12th, 1964 in Willimantic, Connecticut.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Skip

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Skip


    Skip is a pop music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Skip was born in 1998.


    Fun Facts about the name Skip

  1. How Popular is the name Skip? Skip is the 6,906th most popular name of all time.
  2. How many people with the first name Skip have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,045 babies born with the first name Skip in the United States. That's more than enough people named Skip to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Skip? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1930 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  4. When was Skip first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Skip is Tuesday, December 2nd, 1884.
  5. What year had the most people named Skip born? The highest recorded use of the first name Skip was in 1960 with a total of 105 babies.
  6. Random Skip Factoid: According to the 1959 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Skip is not a popular baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Indiana have the same name in 1959.
  7. Weird things about the name Skip: The name spelled backwards is Piks. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Sikp. How do you pronounce that?
  8. Skip name meaning

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