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The name Sydney is of English origin, and is a variation of Sidney.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Sydney has been given to baby boys 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 boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Sydney
Use of the Name Sydney for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
5,618 444 127 127 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Sydney has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Sydney
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188056112  
18818556  
188264710  
188358911  
188454313  
188535425  
1886642108858
188748414  
188846318  
188944318  
189062611  
18917608  
189253815  
189338223  
189441621  
189539724  
189653316  
189754915  
189869911  
189947817  
190073213  
190159013  
190264713  
190342923  
190440028  
19054092882121
190651920  
190755420  
190847328  
190948429  
191042042  
191138754  
1912359115  
1913340146  
1914349179  
1915412173  
1916389204  
1917420182  
1918430186  
1919471161  
1920459176  
1921473169  
1922484162  
1923528133  
1924566126  
1925545129  
1926600111  
1927589111  
192862498  
192965190  
193068784  
193170774  
19326109580972
193362786635107
193468180664103
19356777969194
19366378368695
19376109271690
19387007674487
19396678078277
19407586775386
194167483540171
194264698543187
194373977544190
194469581612144
194565386639132
194676576637153
194774785733137
194879673721137
194974885624177
195077678598200
195191260601204
195292360599210
195382676745151
1954  789142
1955  841134
195692466926120
1957  955117
195892168  
195998062895136
1960  946128
1961  959127
1962    
1963  843154
196495265798171
1965  761170
1966  759167
196797556918125
1968    
1969    
1970    
1971    
1972    
1973    
1974    
1975    
1976    
1977    
1978    
1979    
1980    
1981  958153
1982  969153
1983  791200
1984  626282
1985  479438
1986  467461
1987  364648
1988  275912
1989  2301,193
1990  1502,024
1991  1332,381
1992  1242,706
1993  1063,049
1994  754,737
1995  437,355
1996987127397,255
1997  348,028
1998  288,543
1999  239,643
2000  2310,234
2001  239,627
2002  239,020
2003  258,878
2004  278,293
Totals:  5,618 110,937

During the last 125 years, parents have used Sydney as a boy's name about 4% of the time and more frequently (about 95% of the time) as a girl'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 boy names only 80 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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