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The Sinkler 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.

Sinkler Early Origins



The surname Sinkler was 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.

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Sinkler Spelling Variations


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Sinkler Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sinclair, Saint Clare, Sancto Claro, Singular, Sinclaire, Seincler, Sanclar, Sincklair, Sinclear, Sincler and many more.

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Sinkler Early History


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Sinkler Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sinkler research. Another 485 words (35 lines of text) covering the years 1470, 1455, 1607, 1345, 1400, 1696 and 1890 are included under the topic Early Sinkler History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sinkler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sinkler Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sinkler Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sinkler In Ireland


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Sinkler In Ireland



Some of the Sinkler family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 105 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sinkler Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • George Sinkler, who landed in Maryland in 1670

Sinkler Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • James Sinkler, who arrived in Virginia in 1715

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sinkler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sinkler (post 1700)



  • William S. Sinkler, American Democrat politician, Postmaster at Green Bay, Wisconsin, 1944-64 (acting, 1944-46)
  • Huger Sinkler, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from South Carolina, 1916, 1936

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Sinkler Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    4. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    10. Donaldson, Gordon and Robert S. Morpeth. Who's Who In Scotish History. Wales: Welsh Academic Press, 1996. Print. (ISBN 186057-0054).
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    The Sinkler Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sinkler 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.

    This page was last modified on 19 November 2015 at 10:19.

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