SYDNEY
GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: SID-nee   [key]
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.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Cydney, Sydne, Sydnie
DIMINUTIVE: Syd
Popularity
United States  ranked #98 
England/Wales  ranked #320 
Canada (BC)  ranked #77