Both, Boy Names, Girl Names baby nameSydney

What does the name Sydney mean?

The different meanings of the name Sydney are:
  • English meaning: Wide island; Contraction of St. Denys
  • French meaning: Wide meadow
The meaning of the name “Sydney” is different in several languages, countries and cultures and has more than one possibly same or different meanings available.

Additional information: The name Sydney is a variation of Sidney, and is a unisex name, used as a boy and girl name.

Charles Dickens used the name Sydney Carton for the male character in his novel "A Tale of Two Cities."

Sydney is also the name of a city in Australia, named after Lord Sydney by the British Home Secretary.