Sidney

Sidney - A very unique male name



  Feb 19,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sidney, meaning Saint Denis, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #100. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sidney and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Sidney? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Sidney. The baby boy name Sidney was given to 158 baby boys in 2012, ranking #962 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 10,386 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sidney peaked in popularity 105 years ago in 1912 on position 80.



Famous with this name

Sidney Lumet
Ann Sidney
Sidney Poitier


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Sidney is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sidney is currently topping the baby name charts in Tennessee at position #487 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,019.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Sidney is where you live.


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Sidney origin and meaning

Sidney is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means Saint Denis. To see famous people named Sidney, pop culture references for the name Sidney and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Sidney

We've found the following names that sound similar to Sidney, sorted by popularity.

Stan / Sydney / Stone / Stoney / Sutton / Shayden / Stedman / Shadman / Sadamu / Sadam /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012962
2011900
2010794
2009873
2008808
2007864
2006840
2005844
2004718
2003692
2002671
2001607
2000609
1999579
1998537
1997514
1996528
1995512
1994507
1993515
1992526
1991517
1990511
1989530
1988499
1987507
1986501
1985460
1984478
1983471
1982463
1981457
1980447
1979447
1978473
1977427
1976415
1975416
1974417
1973406
1972372
1971384
1970359
1969341
1968319
1967302
1966300
1965296
1964292
1963307
1962278
1961271
1960273
1959277
1958269
1957259
1956238
1955225
1954215
1953212
1952208
1951200
1950195
1949208
1948199
1947187
1946183
1945184
1944179
1943174
1942169
1941171
1940169
1939173
1938170
1937162
1936156
1935153
1934160
1933151
1932158
1931158
1930150
1929148
1928141
1927132
1926129
1925131
1924119
1923113
1922110
1921110
1920109
191995
191895
191795
191695
191596
191490
191389
191280
191191
1910100

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Tennessee487
Pennsylvania568
North Carolina710
Maryland710
Louisiana718
Missouri722
Georgia723
Illinois757
Ohio795
California914
New York924
Florida1002
Texas1019

Even more about Sidney


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Sidney a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Sidney?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1912
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Sidney
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 10,386
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +158

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