US Popularity:632
Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Saint Denis; Sydney, Australia; Dweller by the well-watered land; Wide river island
Sydney is a gender-neutral name of French origin, stemming from the patron saint and Norman-French place Saint-Denis. The title is also widely recognized as being the name of Australia’s most populated city, rich in culture and a hub of inspiration for artists and creatives. This name can also connect your little one to Saint Denis, the patron siant of Paris. Martyred for his devotion to his cause, the saint can influence baby to follow her beliefs, whereas the bustling city can fill Sydney with enthusiasm and a dazzling liveliness. Thanks to its Old English roots, Sydney can also be a variant of Sidney, meaning "dweller by the well-watered land," or "wide river island." Whatever your reasoning for choosing the name, this little one can find inspiration all around the world.

Famous People Named Sydney

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  • Sydney Pollack

Sydney Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Sydney is currently #675 on The Bump
Girl:Sydney is currently #287 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Sydney is currently #632 in U.S. births
Girl:Sydney is currently #224 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 69
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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