US Popularity:8641
Other Origin(s):Latin
Meaning:Saint Clair; Pure; Renowned, illustrious
Sinclair is a boy's name of French and Latin origin. Once exclusively a surname, this vintage pick is poised for an epic comeback alongside Felix, Charles, and Emile. It's shared with the 3rd-century bishop Saint Clair and ultimately from the Latin word clarus, meaning "pure," "renowned," and "illustrious." The most famous person to bear the name is Harry Sinclair Lewis, an American writer and playright known for his witty satirical novels.

Famous People Named Sinclair

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  • Upton Sinclair

Sinclair Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Sinclair is currently #2994 on The Bump
Boy:Sinclair is currently #1660 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Sinclair is currently #8641 in U.S. births
Boy:Sinclair is currently #13830 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 3157
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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