Origin of the name Sydney
Sydney is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Sydney are in general originating from France, United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Sydney across the world, see Sidney.
Name meaning of Sydney
- Wide meadow
- Contraction of st denys
- Name Number: 2
- Interpretation: Partnership, Sense, Other, Passive, Assistance, Acceptance, Intimacy, Peace
History and Related Information
English: variant of Sidney. It was a medieval practice to write y for i, for greater clarity since i was easily confused with other letters.
Popularity of the given name
The name Sydney is ranked on the 931ˢᵗ position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 271900 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.009% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Sydney has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
Name Day Calendar
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