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Sydney meaning and name origin
Sydney \s(y)-dney, syd-ney\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Sydney), is pronounced SID-nee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Sydney is "wide island". See Sidney.
For more information, see also related names Cyd and Cydney.
Baby names that sound like Sydney are Stoney and Stone. Other similar baby names are Adney, Rodney, Sivney and Sunney.
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Popularity of Sydney
Sydney is a somewhat popular first name for men (#848 out of 1220) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#45206 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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