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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sid

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  1. A short form of the male given names , and .
  2. A minor river in East Dorset, England, which flows into the English Channel at Sidmouth.

Notable Persons Named Sid

Sid Vicious was a punk rock musician. He plays Bass guitar, vocals, drums, saxophone, and Fender Precision Bass. He was most active from 1976 to 1978. Sid was given the name John Simon Ritchie on May 10th, 1957 in Lewisham, London, England. Sid is also known as Sid Vicious, Spikey John, and John Simon Beverley The Prince of Punk. He breathed his last breath on February 2nd, 1979.

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Sid Meier is a game programmer, video game design, video game producer, and video game designer. He has been prominent since 1982. Sid was born on February 24th, 1954 in Sarnia.

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Sid Eudy is a wrestler. Sid was born on December 16th, 1960 in West Memphis, Arkansas, United States.

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Sid James was a comedian. Sid was given the name Solomon Joel Cohen on May 8th, 1913 in Hillbrow. He breathed his last breath on April 26th, 1976.

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Sid Caesar was an actor, comedian, writer, musician, and producer. He was most active from 1946 to 2006. Sid was given the name Isaac Sidney Caesar on September 8th, 1922 in Yonkers, New York, U.S. He died on February 12th, 2014.

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Sid Haig is an actor. He has been prominent since 1960. Sid was given the name Sidney Eddy Mosesian on July 14th, 1939 in Fresno, California, U.S.

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Makkar is also known as Makkar Siddharth, Satyakaam, Mirza Jaan Nawaz, and Sunder.

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Dr SID is an african popular music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 2002. Dr was given the name Sidney Onoriode Esiri on May 1st, 1980 in Ikeja. Dr is also known as Dr SID.

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Demon One is a hip hop music musician. He has been prominent since 1994. Demon was given the name Hakim Sid on July 2nd, 1975 in Choisy-le-Roi. Demon is also known as Demon One.

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Maria was given the name Maria Sid on May 13th, 1968 in Finland.

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How popular is the baby name Sid in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 7 0 7
1881 10 0 10
1882 11 0 11
1883 10 0 10
1884 19 0 19
1886 14 0 14
1887 10 0 10
1888 9 0 9
1889 8 0 8
1890 12 0 12
1891 10 0 10
1892 13 0 13
1893 14 0 14
1894 14 0 14
1895 8 0 8
1896 8 0 8
1897 7 0 7
1898 12 0 12
1899 9 0 9
1900 5 0 5
1901 7 0 7
1902 9 0 9
1903 8 0 8
1904 9 0 9
1905 12 0 12
1906 6 0 6
1907 7 0 7
1908 10 0 10
1909 9 0 9
1910 15 0 15
1911 7 0 7
1912 23 0 23
1913 25 0 25
1914 23 0 23
1915 34 0 34
1916 26 0 26
1917 30 0 30
1918 22 0 22
1919 26 0 26
1920 35 0 35
1921 39 5 34
1922 36 0 36
1923 31 0 31
1924 29 0 29
1925 31 0 31
1926 32 0 32
1927 38 0 38
1928 30 0 30
1929 32 0 32
1930 30 0 30
1931 30 0 30
1932 30 0 30
1933 33 0 33
1934 31 0 31
1935 21 0 21
1936 35 0 35
1937 41 0 41
1938 26 0 26
1939 30 0 30
1940 26 0 26
1941 32 0 32
1942 37 0 37
1943 29 0 29
1944 29 0 29
1945 23 0 23
1946 41 0 41
1947 41 0 41
1948 40 0 40
1949 37 0 37
1950 27 0 27
1951 14 0 14
1952 23 0 23
1953 18 0 18
1954 27 0 27
1955 20 0 20
1956 33 0 33
1957 51 0 51
1958 48 0 48
1959 65 0 65
1960 66 0 66
1961 63 0 63
1962 38 0 38
1963 41 0 41
1964 42 0 42
1965 23 0 23
1966 28 0 28
1967 23 0 23
1968 22 0 22
1969 26 0 26
1970 21 0 21
1971 14 0 14
1972 23 0 23
1973 16 0 16
1974 12 0 12
1975 16 0 16
1976 14 0 14
1977 9 0 9
1978 13 0 13
1979 9 0 9
1980 11 0 11
1981 6 0 6
1982 12 0 12
1983 12 0 12
1984 9 0 9
1985 6 0 6
1986 9 0 9
1987 13 0 13
1988 9 0 9
1989 8 0 8
1990 7 0 7
1992 9 0 9
1993 11 0 11
1994 7 0 7
1995 7 0 7
1996 8 0 8
1997 10 0 10
1998 11 0 11
1999 9 0 9
2000 14 0 14
2001 12 0 12
2002 14 0 14
2003 19 0 19
2004 16 0 16
2005 10 0 10
2006 27 0 27
2007 28 0 28
2008 29 0 29
2009 28 0 28
2010 23 0 23
2011 25 0 25
2012 19 0 19
2013 25 0 25
2014 25 0 25
2015 18 0 18
2016 16 0 16
2017 14 0 14

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Popularity of Sid as a first name

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Popularity of Sid as a last name

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Common last names for Sid

  • Williams
  • Smith
  • Davis
  • Martin
  • Jones
  • White
  • Moore
  • Jackson
  • Porter

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sid U.S.
  White 24.40% 64.26%
  African American 9.57% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 37.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.31% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 24.40% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sid

People with the last name Sid are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Sid

  • How Popular is the name Sid? Sid is the 5,355th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sid was the 88,685th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sid have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,874 babies born with the first name Sid in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sid to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sid? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Sid first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sid is Saturday, February 10th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Sid born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sid was in 1960 with a total of 66 babies.
  • Random Sid Factoid: According to the 1927 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sid is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1927.
  • Weird things about the name Sid: Your name in reverse order is Dis. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Isd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sid? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 209 people with the last name Sid.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sid? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sid as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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