The name Skyla is a variant of the name Skylar, which is of Dutch origin. It is a combination of two elements: 'sky' and 'lar'. 'Sky' signifies the sky or heaven, symbolizing limitless potential and freedom. 'Lar' means protection or scholar, indicating a person who is knowledgeable and provides shelter or guidance to others. Therefore, Skyla can be interpreted as a 'scholar of the sky' or 'protector of the heavens'.