Meaning: In English, the gender-neutral name Sydney means “wide island,” “south of the water” or “from Sidon.” In Greek and English it means simply “from Sidon.” And in French, Sydney means “from Saint-Denis.”
About This Name: American actress Sydney Tamiia Poitier (daughter of, you guessed it, actor Sidney Poitier) has starred in several movies and TV shows, including the rebooted Knight Rider, which aired in 2008. The TV series Melrose Place, Alias and Relic Hunter all have characters named Sydney. In addition, Sydney is the name of an Australian city — and it would make an elegant name for your girl dog. According to SheKnows, those with this name “have a deep inner desire for travel and adventure, and want to set their own pace in life without being governed by tradition.”
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