Gender: Masculine
Origin: Lithuanian

The name is composed of the Lithuanian elements skir- meaning “to allot, to decide” and -gail meaning “strong.” The name was borne by a Lithuanian Grand Duke who was the brother of Jogaila (b.1353-1397), he was the duke of the Island of Trakai. The designated name-day is October 30. The feminine form is Skirgailė.

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