Sinclair is one of the oldest
surnames in Europe,
first adopted by our ancestors
after a local saint,
spelled numerous ways, such as Sinkler and St. Clair.
is an association of people with
kinship, genealogical, or other interest in a name and group of
people originating in
There are Sinclairs throughout Europe, in England,
France, Sweden, Poland,
Spain, and elsewhere, plus the Americas, Africa,
New Zealand, and everywhere else.
Our family has such a rich
regarding places such as
and people such as
Prince Henry Sinclair,
that we have our own
(list of Frequently Asked Questions)
Sinclair is more than a surname:
see The Wider Sinclair Family.
is long and distinguished.
The Sinclair family
to at least the ninth century.
There are many
resources about Scottish and Sinclair genealogy on the Internet.
These include even an attempt to compile a complete
Sinclair Genealogy database.
There are also numerous web pages about particular Sinclair
tell us about more such web pages
so we can link to them.
To support clan activities and publications,
plus to meet people in person,
it is useful to join a Sinclair organization.
There is no single worldwide Clan Sinclair organization.
First pick a geographical location by selecting one of the
flags above, then apply for membership.
has a copy of its membership form online.
It also sells numerous clan-related items, from banners to badges
to t-shirts to plates to books.
The Canadian organization
has membership information online.
It also sells many clan-related books, videos, music, mouse pads,
and other items.
All known Clan Sinclair or related organizations are listed here.
If you know of one that is not listed, please
let us know.