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What does Syd mean?

Syd Pronunciation of Syd [syd] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Syd is "wide meadow". Syd is an alternate spelling of Sidney (Old English).

ASSOCIATED WITH old english, meadow




(male) Sed, Seyd, ..

(female) Syge, Syle, ..

Syd Hudson (S.H.), ..

How popular is Syd?

Syd is an unusual first name for males. Syd is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Sid, Sidney (#1088 IN RECENT RANKINGS) and Sydney are the popular related forms of Syd (NOT IN TOP 2000). These forms of Syd reached the peak of their popularity in the 1910s (USAGE OF 0.22%) and have become much less common since (USAGE 0.01%, 96% LESS), with versions like Sidney becoming less trendy. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Syd is alike in pronunciation to Ced, Cid, Cyd, Saad, Saeed, Said, Saiyid, Sayeed, Sayid, Syed and Zed. Other suggested similar names are Aad, Ad, Aed, Ard, Bid, Boyd, Bud, Byrd, Cy, Dod, Ed, Edd, Gad, Ged, Gyrd, Hy, Jed, Jud, Kye, Kyp, Lad, Loyd, Lyn, Ned, Nye, Rad, Reyd, Rod, Rye, Ryu, Sal, Sam, Seb, Shad, Si, Sim, Sky, Skye, Sly, Sol, Spud, Styg, Syms, Syon, Tad, Ted, Tod, Ty, Tye, Tyr, Wye and Wyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Syd.

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