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Boy Name: Sydney

Name: Sydney
Pronunciation: \s(y)-dney, syd-ney\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Sydney's also a girl name)
Origin: English
Related Names: Cyd, Cydney
Sounds Like: Stoney, Stone
Similar Names: Adney, Rodney, Sivney, Sunney
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 848
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 45206


Sydney \s(y)-dney, syd-ney\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Sydney), is pronounced SID-nee. It is of English origin. See Sidney.

For more information, see also related names Cyd and Cydney.

Baby names that sound like Sydney are Stoney and Stone. Other similar baby names are Adney, Rodney, Sivney and Sunney.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Sydney.


Sydney is a somewhat popular first name for men (#848 out of 1220) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#45206 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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