Sidney Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Sydney:
Transferred use of the surname originating as a Norman baronial name taken from the place-name St. Denis in Normandy. Alternatively, the name arose independently in England and is derived from the Old English elements sīd (extensive, wide) and ieg (island in a river, riverside meadow). The name was indicative of one who dwelled on or near the wide, riverside meadow, or from the wide island.
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