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Where did the Scottish Saint family come from? What is the Scottish Saint family crest and coat of arms? When did the Saint family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Saint family history?The Saint surname was a Norman habitation name, derived from when families lived at St. Clai-sur-Elle in La Manche and in St-Clair-L'Evêque in Calvados, Normandy before their arrival in Britain.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Sinclair, Saint Clare, Sancto Claro, Singular, Sinclaire, Seincler, Sanclar, Sincklair, Sinclear, Sincler and many more.
First found in the barony of Roslyn, Midlothian where King Alexander I of Scotland granted a parcel of land to William de Sancto Claro in 1162. They were originally from St Clare, Pont d'Eveque, Normandy, and are descended from Walderness Compte de Saint Clare who arrived in England with William the Conqueror.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Saint research. Another 481 words(34 lines of text) covering the years 1455, 1470, and 1607 are included under the topic Early Saint History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Saint Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the Saint family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 93 words(7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Saint Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
- Richard Saint, who landed in Maryland in 1673
- William Saint, who landed in Maryland in 1679
Saint Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
- Mr. Saint, who arrived in Louisiana in 1718
- Andres Saint, aged 20, landed in Pennsylvania in 1738
Saint Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
- Cecille Saint, who arrived in New York in 1804
- Isaac Saint, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1850
- Isaac T Saint, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1875
- Eva Marie Saint (b. 1924), award-winning American actress who has starred in films, on Broadway, and on television
- Nathanael "Nate" Saint (1923-1956), American evangelical Christian missionary pilot to Ecuador
- Rachel Saint (1914-1994), evangelical Christian missionary from the United States
- Stafford Eric Saint (1904-1988), well-known surgeon from Buckinghamshire
- Charles-Camille Saint (1835-1921), French Late-Romantic composer, organist, conductor, and pianist
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The Saint Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Saint Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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