Sidney

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Female/Male Both Genders Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

Origin and Meaning

English name

Transferred use of the surname

1) From a Norman baronial name from Saint-Denis in France [1] [2]

2) From an Old English place name: Old English sīdan = 'wide' and ēg = 'island in a river, riverside meadow' [1]

Related Names

Sidney ♀/♂
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Sidny ♀/♂ Norwegian Swedish
Sydney ♀/♂
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Sid

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sidney
Genitive: Sidneys
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sidney
Genitive: Sidneyn
Partitive: Sidneytä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sidney
Genitive: Sidneys
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sidney
Genitive: Sidneys

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[4]
22 49 87 238
Denmark Denmark[5]
8 n.a. 30 n.a.
Norway Norway[6]
10 n.a. 17 n.a.
Finland Finland[7]
n.a. 5 n.a. 41
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Sidney.

Sources: [4] [5] [6] [7]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  4. 4.0 4.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  5. 5.0 5.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  6. 6.0 6.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi