Name Sidney Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Sidney


Sidney is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Sidney thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Sidney?

Sidney was originally a surname. Besides, it is a variant of Sidony, an anglicised form of Sidonia. And it is of course the name of the largest city in Australia.

What does the name Sidney mean?

Sidney means “wide/broad island” (from Old English “sīd” = broad/wide “īeg” = island) and “of Sidon”.

Pronunciation of Sidney

Variants of the name Sidney


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Popularity of the name Sidney

The name Sidney is ranked #2565 overall.

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