Sidney

A place name that derives from either Old French or Old English. Fashionable during the first half of the 20th century. A literary name for Sydney Carton, the hero in the 19th century novel "A Tale of Two Cities," by Charles Dickens. Known for Bahamian-American actor and film director Sidney Poitier who became the first African-American male actor to be nominated and win an Academy Award. Ranks highly as a girl's name. , City Name

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Sir Philip Sidney (poet)
Sidney Sheldon (novelist)
Sidney Lumet (film director)
Dr. Sidney Freedman (MASH character)
Sidney Crosby (hockey player)
Sidney Kingsley (playwright)
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