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The name Sidney is of Old English origin, and means wide island.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Sidney has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Sidney
Use of the Name Sidney for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
14,858 11,943 11,943 10,060 4,982 1,773 824
The table below indicates the number of times the name Sidney has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Sidney
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18804331696142
18814311699129
18826719100146
1883688986165
188467711107142
18857371088170
188677110101155
18879308101144
188888410101168
188968315111144
189072315100176
189157122124113
189272317106174
189373617108163
189499011107168
189576818106178
189678718105176
189767822115149
189881418109171
189997412116144
190077723108218
190182417123134
190263928110175
190381019122162
190480421107201
190592017109197
190695816101210
190789219119200
190878525101252
1909  119232
1910  93352
19118922493429
1912  801,002
191381842891,073
191495139901,336
191582663941,617
191693754951,661
191794255951,724
191892560941,881
191991860961,710
1920  1071,614
1921956611101,588
1922  1101,615
1923938621141,544
1924990601191,502
1925  1311,347
1926910681291,352
1927  1271,373
1928971591421,202
1929992541491,059
1930  1501,065
1931  158938
193294057159958
193375377152946
193476378159930
193569593153974
193674581156949
193787763163901
193872989169874
193988763173861
194083674169926
194179683172893
1942693117168997
19436531351731,009
194482686179904
194580688185827
1946874911831,003
19478141161881,095
1948  199993
194995688208944
1950  1951,074
1951943972021,028
19528831092081,016
1953  2131,012
1954  2161,022
1955  2251,025
1956  236956
1957  261839
1958  269822
1959  276828
1960  274855
1961  271835
1962  276778
1963  298673
1964  289729
1965  296641
1966  300612
1967  303589
1968  315575
1969  332546
1970  360511
1971  381442
1972  365461
1973  399380
1974  409364
1975  417348
1976  420342
1977  426345
1978  473292
1979  451322
1980  440352
1981  451336
1982  463332
1983  459330
1984  477309
1985  459351
1986  496311
1987  496322
1988  495339
1989  518344
1990921207514367
1991667324504384
1992619366518385
1993572417513402
1994445569509394
1995314883505408
1996336829529374
19972851,007524382
19982711,141536374
19992561,218567353
20002641,220596331
20012951,051613315
2002325938675272
2003330949682282
2004374824722261
Totals:  14,858 79,938

During the last 125 years, parents have used Sidney as a girl's name about 15% of the time and more frequently (about 84% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Sidney appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 77 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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