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Sinclair family

There are 58,952 people with the Sinclair surname on MyHeritage.com
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Where do people with the Sinclair surname come from:
Great Britain
 (43%)
USA
 (28%)
Canada
 (14%)
Australia
 (5%)
New Zealand
 (3%)
Ireland
 (2%)
Jamaica
 (0.5%)
Malaysia
 (0.5%)
South Africa
 (0.4%)
Sweden
 (0.3%)
World|Europe|South America|Asia|Africa
The meaning of the name Sinclair:
  1. Scottish (of Norman origin): name of a powerful Scottish clan, originally a habitational name from Saint-Clair-sur-Elle in La Manche or Saint-Clair-l’Évêque in Calvados, so called from the dedication of their churches to St. Clarus (see Clare 3).
  2. Jewish: Americanized form of some like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surname.
Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, Mar 2003
Most popular first names with surname Sinclair:
Alexander Sinclair   Catherine Sinclair   Eleanor Sinclair   Elizabeth Sinclair   George Sinclair   Henry Sinclair   James Sinclair   Jane Sinclair   Janet Sinclair   Jean Sinclair   John Sinclair   Margaret Sinclair   Mary Sinclair   Thomas Sinclair   William Sinclair  
Family sites on MyHeritage with the last name Sinclair:
Rick Sinclair, 186 members
Sinclair's of Greenock and extended family, 36 members
Sinclair Web Site, 24 members
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