Sinclair

Sinclair surname

McNokeard, NicNokaird and many variants
Singleir is an anglisisation

There are some that include the gaelic Mhic na cearda / Mac na Cearda?(in the West of Scotland), which referred to travelling tin and silver smiths (From Dwelly's Gaelic dictionary : Ceard is : 1. Tinker 2. Smilth, brazier, any tradesman at smith-work of any kind. 3 Mechanic. 4 Blackguard.) and the surname "Caerda" is claimed as a sept family of Clan Sinclair yet the surname "Mac na Caerda" is claimed as a sept family of the Campbell's .. mostly families that were not on the same side ! .. much to unravel yet !

Sinclairs running Achnacree Beag farm for much of the 1800's, then moved to Culnadalloch, Taraphocain before leaving for Australia in 1910

Sinclairs in the crofts beside at Achnacree More in the 1800's

Sinclairs in Dalrannoch


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