Given Name SYDNEY

GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: SID-nee   [details]

Meaning & History

From a surname which was a variant of the surname SIDNEY. This is the name of the largest city in Australia, which was named for Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney in 1788. Since the 1990s this name has been mainly feminine.

Categories

cities, male to female, place names
VARIANTS: Cydney, Sydnie, Sydne
MASCULINE FORM: Syd
  United States
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  Canada (BC)
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  England and Wales
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  France
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