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Sydney Meaning


What does Sydney mean?

The name Sydney is of French origin.

The meaning of Sydney is "from st denis, france".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "from St.Denis, France".

Sydney is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Syd-ney.

The Given Name Sydney

Sydney is a variant of Sidney. See Sidney for further details.

Sydney is good for parents who want a name that is attractive and elegant.

Refined yet fearless, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Sydney remains a favorite due to its delightful and appealing nature.

Sydney falls into the place name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Sydney Brenner, and Sydney Carton.

Sydney Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 165 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,749 occurrences. It ranked 3,212 in baby name popularity for boys with 36 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 146 in baby name popularity for girls with 2,011 occurrences. It ranked 2,992 in baby name popularity for boys with 40 occurrences.

View the Sydney Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Sydney has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Sydney to other names.

Sydney Related Names

Sydney is a variant of Sidney.

Variants of the name Sydney include Sydne, Sydnie.

Sydney has the diminutive (nickname) Syd.

Famous Sydneys

  • Sydney Brenner ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 2002
  • Sydney Carton ~ A Tale of Two Cities character

Sydney Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Sydney.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Sydney are often artistic and proactive but most of all they are read more >>

Sydney Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Sydney in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Sydney.

Just for fun, see the name Sydney 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 Sydney in Nautical Flags page.