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What does Synclair mean?

Synclair Pronunciation of Synclair [syn-clair] as a boys' name has its root in English, and the meaning of Synclair is "from Saint-Clair". Synclair is a version of Sinclair (English).

Associated with: saint.


Synclair has 2 variants: Sinclaire and Sinclare.

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Middle name pairings:
Synclair Joey (S.J.), ..

How popular is Synclair?

Synclair is an unusual given name for men. Synclair is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Sinclair is the only prominent alternative form of Synclair (not ranked). Other variants, like Sinclaire, are seldom used. Adoption of this relation of Synclair was well-received in the 1910s. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sinclair in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alair, Blair, Clair, Ellair, Sacar (see Sachar), Sachar, Sanctio, Schylar, Shachar, Skielar, Skyelar, Skylar, Sylas, Sylver and Sylvio. These names tend to be more frequently used than Synclair.

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