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


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

What is the origin of the name Sydney?

Sydney is a form of Sidney. Sydney 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 Sydney mean?

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

Pronunciation of Sydney

Variants of the name Sydney


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Popularity of the name Sydney

The name Sydney is ranked #2200 overall.

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