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The name Sydney is of English origin, and is derived from the name of a city in Australia.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Sydney 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 Sydney
Use of the Name Sydney for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
110,937 107,762 106,213 86,876 46,052 17,171 8,293
The table below indicates the number of times the name Sydney 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 Sydney
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880  56112
1881  8556
1882  64710
1883  58911
1884  54313
1885  35425
1886885864210
1887  48414
1888  46318
1889  44318
1890  62611
1891  7608
1892  53815
1893  38223
1894  41621
1895  39724
1896  53316
1897  54915
1898  69911
1899  47817
1900  73213
1901  59013
1902  64713
1903  42923
1904  40028
19058212140928
1906  51920
1907  55420
1908  47328
1909  48429
1910  42042
1911  38754
1912  359115
1913  340146
1914  349179
1915  412173
1916  389204
1917  420182
1918  430186
1919  471161
1920  459176
1921  473169
1922  484162
1923  528133
1924  566126
1925  545129
1926  600111
1927  589111
1928  62498
1929  65190
1930  68784
1931  70774
19328097261095
193363510762786
193466410368180
19356919467779
19366869563783
19377169061092
19387448770076
19397827766780
19407538675867
194154017167483
194254318764698
194354419073977
194461214469581
194563913265386
194663715376576
194773313774785
194872113779673
194962417774885
195059820077678
195160120491260
195259921092360
195374515182676
1954789142  
1955841134  
195692612092466
1957955117  
1958  92168
195989513698062
1960946128  
1961959127  
1962    
1963843154  
196479817195265
1965761170  
1966759167  
196791812597556
1968    
1969    
1970    
1971    
1972    
1973    
1974    
1975    
1976    
1977    
1978    
1979    
1980    
1981958153  
1982969153  
1983791200  
1984626282  
1985479438  
1986467461  
1987364648  
1988275912  
19892301,193  
19901502,024  
19911332,381  
19921242,706  
19931063,049  
1994754,737  
1995437,355  
1996397,255987127
1997348,028  
1998288,543  
1999239,643  
20002310,234  
2001239,627  
2002239,020  
2003258,878  
2004278,293  
Totals:  110,937 5,618

During the last 125 years, parents have used Sydney as a girl's name about 95% of the time and less frequently (about 4% 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 Sydney appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 60 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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