What does Sydney mean?
Associated with: old english.
1 different relation via Sidney: Syd.Creative forms:
(male) Setney, Steeney, ..
(female) Sydan, Sydna, .. Middle name pairings:
Sydney Sheldon (S.S.), ..
How popular is Sydney?
Sydney is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#848 out of 1220, Top 69%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#35797 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Sydney reached its peak position of #398 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. The only other prominent alternative form of Sydney appearing in the Top 2000 is Sidney (#1088 a year ago). Adoption of these forms of Sydney was well-received among parents a century ago (median #244) and has become significantly reduced since (#1544, ▼96%).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Adney, Andrey, Ardley, Arney, Audey, Audley, Barney▼, Birney, Blaney, Bodey, Bradney, Buddey, Burney, Byrley, Cadbey (see Cadby), Chaney, Cheney, Claney, Codey▼, Coney, Dabney, Denney, Dudley▼, Hedley, Hewney, Jodey, Karney, Kenney, Kodey, Lyndsey, Ondrey, Pitney, Redley, Rodney▼, Romney, Rooney, Rowney, Rudey, Ryley, Sammey, Sandey, Sandy▼, Sedgley, Selbey, Sennet, Sergey, Shandey (see Shandy), Shane▼, Shanen, Shawney, Sivney, Smedley, Smokey, Sorley, Spyder, Stacey▼, Stanek, Stanley▼, Stanly, Stepney, Stone, Stones, Stoney, Sulley, Sumner, Sunney, Sunny, Sweeney, Syed, Sylver, Syon, Toney, Verney, Volney and Wadley. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sydney.See names in meaning and etymology.