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

2765

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

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 is the meaning of the name Sidney?

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

Pronunciation of Sidney

Variants of the name Sidney

Sydney

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Popularity of the name Sidney

The name Sidney is ranked #2765 overall.

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