Surname SIDNEY

SOURCE: Location
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: SID-nee  [details]

Meaning & History

Originally derived from various place names in England meaning "wide island", from Old English sid "wide" and eg "island". Another theory holds that it comes from the name of a town in Normandy called "Saint DENIS", though evidence for this is lacking.

Related Names

Entry updated July 27, 2015