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Sydney meaning and name origin

Sydney \s(y)-dney, syd-ney\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Sydney), is pronounced SIHD-nee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Sydney is "wide island". Also possibly place name: Saint Denis. Sidney is favored as a name for boys, and Sydney is almost entirely used for girls, probably due to influence in the 1980s from madam/celebrity Sydney Biddle Barrows.

Sydney has 9 variant forms: Cydney, Cydnie, Sidnee, Sidney, Sidnie, Sydel, Sydelle, Sydnee and Sydnie.

Sydney is also pronounced similarly to Cidney and Cydnee.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Sydney.

Popularity of Sydney

Sydney is a very popular first name for females (#1011 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#45206 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Sydney name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Sydney with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Sydney name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Sydney outside U.S.