Sidney

Sidney - A very unique female name



  May 25,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sidney, meaning Saint Denis, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #873. 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 girl name Sidney was given to 274 baby girls in 2012, ranking #822 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,158 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sidney peaked in popularity 18 years ago in 1999 on position 258.



Famous with this name

Sidney Lumet
Sidney Poitier
Sidney Carroll


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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 Iowa at position #279 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,284.

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.

Sydney / Sydnee / Sydni / Sydnie / Sedona / Sutton / Sedonia / Shatima / Sydnei / Sydne /

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
2012822
2011687
2010670
2009525
2008521
2007496
2006429
2005374
2004376
2003323
2002325
2001296
2000265
1999258
1998272
1997286
1996337
1995310
1994430
1993559
1992612
1991672
1990925
19891157
19881221
19871764
19861596
19852194
19842377
19833111
19822651
19812639
19782340
19772246
19722547
19713005
19702999
19682660
19672332
19661302
19651517
19641637
19631635
19621876
19611764
19601358
19592017
19581174
19571470
19561156
19551231
19541081
19531152
1952991
19511348
19501113
19491295
19481086
1947946
1946954
1945879
1944941
1943695
1942744
1941893
1940895
19391048
1938815
19371001
1936836
1935729
19341060
1933915
19321313
19311293
19301331
19281096
19271213
19261040
19251482
19242088
19231224
19221187
19211361
19201235
1919941
19181288
19171058
19161152
1915875
1913873

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Iowa279
Idaho323
Ohio487
Louisiana519
Colorado572
Wisconsin605
Kansas630
Oregon684
Minnesota694
Tennessee712
North Carolina748
Massachusetts768
Alabama772
Virginia797
Georgia810
Texas832
Indiana873
Pennsylvania890
Maryland1010
California1012
New York1057
Washington1057
Illinois1158
Michigan1177
Arizona1244
Florida1284

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 female 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
1999
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Sidney
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 5,158
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1913
2012 births +274

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