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The nationality of Sainclair can be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, making the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Sainclair may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of family names that are based on a profession, which can come into being in multiple countries independently (such as the family name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).

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The meaning of Sainclair come may come from a craft, such as the name "Archer" which was given to people who were bowmen. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in another language. This is why it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many names like Sainclair originate from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. In many cases these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Favored of God".

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Family names like Sainclair vary in how they're said and written as they travel across communities, family lines, and eras across time. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Sainclair were transcribed based on how they sounded when people's names were recorded in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Sainclair. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Sainclair name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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