What does Sidney mean?
The name Sidney is of English origin.
The meaning of Sidney is "from st denis, france".
It is also of French origin, where its meaning is "from St.Denis, France".
Sidney is used as both a boys and girls name.
It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Sid-ney.
The Given Name Sidney
Sidney appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.
A special name that is sure to be loved.
Alternate names include Sydney.
Sidney falls into the place name category.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Sidney Altman, Sidney Crosby, and Sidney Hodgson.
In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 1,015
in baby name popularity for girls with 258 occurrences. It ranked 1,018
in baby name popularity for boys with 196 occurrences.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,000 in baby name popularity for girls with 268 occurrences. It ranked 1,086 in baby name popularity for boys with 180 occurrences.
View the Sidney Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Sidney has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Sidney to other names.
Sidney Related Names
Variants of the name Sidney include Sydney.
Sidney has the diminutive (nickname) Sid.
- Sidney Altman ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1989
- Sidney Crosby ~ Ice Hockey Player
- Sidney Hodgson ~ Saint
- Sidney Lumet ~ Film Director
- Sidney Poitier ~ Actor
Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Sidney.
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Sidney Name Fun
Be creative with the name Sidney.
Just for fun, see the name Sidney in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.
Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Sidney in Nautical Flags page.