Sidney

Colors Related to this Name: Blue, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Pratical, Dependable

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #905 in 2013 and #915 in 2014.

Famous People

Sidney Poitier (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Sidney Sheldon (Writer), Sidney Lumet (Movie Actor), Sidney Moncrief (Basketball Player), Sidney Fox (Movie Actress), Sidney Toler (Movie Actor), Sidney Blackmer (Movie Actor), Sidney Miller (Movie Actor,TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: A habitational surname derived from a place Saint-Denis in France ( see Dennis), and from a place in Surrey, Old English sīdan ‎(“wide”) + ēg ‎(“river island”) .

Meaning(s):

-( female name -comes from the last names language-), twentieth century usage, more often in the spelling Sydney.

-( male name -comes from the last names language-), transferred from the last name. Used since the 18th century; diminutive Sid.

-(last name -comes from the Anglo-Norman language-)