Sidney Name Meaning & Origin

Sidney

Pronunciation: SID-nee (key)

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Surname derived from a contraction of the French place name Saint-Denis, the patron saint of France.
English surname, indicative of one who dwelled on or near the wide, riverside meadow, or from the wide island.

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Sidney Crosby, professional hockey player (Pittsburgh Penguins)
Sidney Lumet, American film director.
Sidney Poitier, Bahamian American actor and film director.
Sidney Sheldon, American writer.

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