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What does Sid mean?

Sid Pronunciation of Sid [sid] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Sid is "wide meadow". Sid is a version of Sidney (Old English).

Associated with: old english, meadow.


Sid has 1 variant: Syd.

Creative forms:
(male) Sedd, Sird, ..

(female) Sie, Sla, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sid Quincy (S.Q.), ..

How popular is Sid?

Sid is a somewhat popular first name for men (#1199 out of 1220, Top 98%) and also a somewhat popular last name for all people (#107565 out of 150436, Top 72%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Sid was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its apex position of #618 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sid name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sid outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Sidney (#1088 in recent rankings) is the only other popular varying form of Sid rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Sid were at the peak of their popularity a century ago (median #650) and have become much less popular since (#1544, down 95.2%), with the version Sidney becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sid, Sidney in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sid and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sid is pronounced similarly to Ced, Cid, Cyd, Saad, Saeed, Said, Saiyid, Sayid, Syed and Zed. Other suggested similar names are Bid, Si and Sim. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sid.

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