Pronunciation: \s(i)-nc-lair, sin-clair\
Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: from Saint-Clair
Variant forms: Sinclaire, Sinclare, Synclair
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1107
Sinclair \s(i)-nc-lair, sin-clair\ as a boy's 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 variant forms: Sinclaire, Sinclare and Synclair.
View a list of the 5 names that reference Sinclair.
Sinclair is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1107 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)