Name: Sydney

Origin and Meaning of the Name Sydney

  • Meaning:
    Wide meadow
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Wide meadow
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (SID nee)
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Miscellaneous Info for Sydney

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Sydney is a variant of the name Sidney, and can be used on both males and females.

    Sydney Carton is the male hero of Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities."

    Sydney Bristow is the heroine in the television show "Alias."

    Sydney is also the name of the most populous city in Australia, it was named after the British Home Secretary at the time the town was founded - Lord Sydney.

    Sydney Pollack is a male actor and film director.

Similar Names to Sydney for Boys & Girls

Popularity Rank of Sydney (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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Sydney - Rankings by Year

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(Source: U.S. SSA)
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