Sydney Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Sydney Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Sidney.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sidney, Radney, Penney, Stine, Hyde, Seeney, Adney, Cudney, Sisney

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Sydney Family Origin

Where is the Sydney family from?

SHOW MORE

Sydney Family Occupations

What did your Sydney ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Sydney ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

SHOW MORE
  • Solicitor

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • 8 Racehorse Trainer Employing 12 Men

    2%
  • Ag Labourer

    2%

In 1881, the most common Sydney occupation in the UK was Solicitor. 9% of Sydney's were Solicitors. A less common occupation for the Sydney family was Ag Labourer. Solicitor, Coal Miner and 8 Racehorse Trainer Employing 12 Men were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sydney.

Source: Census data for Sydney | Data not to scale

Sydney Historical Records

What Sydney family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Sydney ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Sydney

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Sydney Life Expectancy

What is the average Sydney lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sydney ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Sydney Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Look up another name