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Gender: F Meaning of Sidney: "Saint Denis" Origin of Sidney: French

While the Sydney spelling is ranked just outside the Top 100 for girls, the more old-mannish Sidney version also cracks the Top 1000 for girls. While both spellings are off their peak, the Sydney spin does feel more feminine and modern.

Famous People Named Sidney

Sidney Robyn Danae Bush, American actress; twin sister Lindsay Bush
Sidney Sartini, American singer from band Bahari
Sidney Aoibheann McCauley (b. 2015), daughter of American singer-songwriter Vanessa Carlton

Pop Culture References for the name Sidney

Sidney Prescott from Scream
Sidney Bloom, from movie "The Pregnancy Pact" played by Thora Birch