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Gender: Neutral. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #143).

What does the name "Sydney" mean?

Sydney (French): Contraction of St. Denys

The name "Sydney" is of French origin and it means "Contraction of St. Denys". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Yendys". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Dnyyes". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Sydney" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Sydney? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 170,297 babies born with the name Sydney in the United States. That's more than enough Sydneies to occupy the country of Saint Lucia with an estimated population of 166,526 (as of May 10, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 12 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sydney" was in 2000 with a total of 10,242 babies. (That's a lot of baby Sydneies)

According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sydney" ranks #59 in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 139 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of 3,502 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Sydney popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Sydney in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Sydney

Sydney Penny

Sydney Penny is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1979 to present. Sydney was born in 1971 as Sydney Margaret Penny in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.


Sydney Pollack

Sydney Pollack is an actor, producer, and director with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1950 to 2008. Sydney was born in 1934 as Sydney Irwin Pollack in Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.


Sydney Park

Sydney Park is a park. Sydney was born in 1997.


Sydney Moon

Sydney was born in 1975.


Sydney Greenstreet

Sydney Greenstreet is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1902 to 1951. Sydney was born in 1879 in Sandwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom.


Morgan Conway

Morgan was born in 1903 as Sydney Conway in Livingston, New Jersey, U.S.


Past life for Sydney born Jul 2, 1991

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Quebeck approximately on 1075. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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