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Gender: Female Meaning of Sidonie: "from Sidon " Origin of Sidonie: Latin

The name Sidonie is a girl's name of French, Latin origin meaning "from Sidon ". Sidonie and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

From the experts:

Sidonie is an appealing and chic French favorite that is starting to attract some American fans as a fresher alternative to Sydney. Also spelled Sidony, Sidonie was the birth name of the French novelist Colette.

In the old form Sindony, it was a common name in Tudor period England, the 'n' being dropped in the seventeenth century, leading to Sidony, Sidonie and Sidney.

Well-used in France, Sidonie ranks in that country's Top 400.

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Famous People Named Sidonie

(Sidonie-Gabrielle) Colette, French novelist
Brianne Sidonie Desaulniers, birth name of American actress Brie Larson
Sidonie of Poděbrady, Duchess consort of Saxony and Margravine consort of Meissen; daughter of George of Poděbrady, King of Bohemia
Sidonie "Sid" Goossens, English harpist
Sidonie of Saxony, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg; Princess of Calenberg-Göttingen
Sidonie of Bavaria, daughter of Duke Albert IV of Bavaria-Munich
Sidonie de la Houssaye (born Hélène Perret), American French language writer

Pop Culture References for the name Sidonie

Sidonie, goose in French animated series "Aglaé et Sidonie"
Sidonie, character in the opera "Armide" by Jean-Baptiste Lully
Sidonie "Sido" de Villeduval, character in "The Red Necklace" by Sally Gardner

Sidona, Syndonia, Sidelle, Sidoine, Sydonia, Sidonia, Sidanni, Sidaine, Sydona, Sidony, Sydonah, Sedona, Sidonae


it'snicole! Says:


A super unique and elegant name, but have to watch out that no one nicknames her "Sid". Would totally ruin the French taste.

headintheclouds Says:


I really like the idea of Sidonie-- its elegance and sophistication, how it just flows and has the same feel as Leonie, one of my favorite names. But I'd definitely have problems with pronunciation, since when I say it out loud or even just in my head Sidonie seems like a drawled-out Sydney or "see donnie". Definitely not for the non-French or Francophone me.

MichelleTherese Says:


In Tudor England, the name honored the Shroud of Turin. That makes it a nice choice for a miracle baby, religious parents, or history lovers.

Mary Says:


No, it's not pronounced like that in French. There is no accented syllable. It's more like saying sea-dough-knee.

MaryKathryn Says:


This name is starting to grow on me

vintageluvs Says:


If pronounced like the French, Sidonie is pronounced suh-DOE-nee.

Candler Says:


Which syllable is accented in ts name?