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pinWhat does Sinclair mean?

Sinclair /sin-clair/ as a boys' name is pronounced sin-KLARE. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Sinclair is "from Saint-Clair".

Based on the name of a place in northern France. See also Santana and Seymour. Authors Sinclair Lewis, Upton Sinclair.


Sinclair has 3 variants: Sinclaire, Sinclare and Synclair.

Sinclair has 5 more alternative forms via Santana, Seymour: Santanna, Seamor, Seamore, Seamour and Seymore.

Kreatif forms: Sanclair, Sinclairry. [more]

pinHow popular is Sinclair?

Sinclair is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#1239 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Sinclair and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Sinclair (outside Top 1000) are Santana (#887 2 years ago) and Seymour. Adoption of these forms of Sinclair was widespread during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.3885%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.0565%, 85.5% less). (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Santana, Seymour in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sinclair and related baby names outside U.S.