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Proper noun[edit]

Sidney (countable and uncountable, plural Sidneys)

  1. An English habitational surname from Old English [æt þǣre] sīdan īeġe ([at the] wide island).
  2. A male or female given name transferred from the surname.
  3. A locale in Canada.
    1. A town in British Columbia; named for nearby Sidney Island, itself for Royal Navy hydrographer Frederick W. Sidney.
    2. An unincorporated community in Manitoba.
  4. A locale in the United States.
    1. A city, the county seat of Fremont County, Iowa; named for Sidney, Ohio.
    2. A city, the county seat of Richland County, Montana; named for Sidney Walters, a 6-year-old early settler.
    3. A city, the county seat of Cheyenne County, Nebraska; named for railroad executive Sidney Dillon.
    4. A city, the county seat of Shelby County, Ohio; named for English poet Philip Sidney.
    5. A town in Arkansas.
    6. A town in Indiana.
    7. A town in Maine; named for Philip Sidney.
    8. A town in New York, and a village within the town; named for British naval officer Sidney Smith.
    9. A village in Illinois.
    10. An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
    11. An unincorporated community in Missouri.
    12. An unincorporated community in New Jersey.
    13. An unincorporated community in Texas.
    14. An unincorporated community in West Virginia.
    15. An unincorporated community in Wisconsin.

Usage notes[edit]

The male given name has been in use since the 18th century, and the female from the 20th. The spelling Sydney is more common for the female given name.

Alternative forms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • (diminutive): Sid



Proper noun[edit]

Sidney f

  1. Alternative spelling of Sydney

Proper noun[edit]

Sidney m

  1. Alternative spelling of Sydney