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Meaning and name origin

Sherlock \sh(e)-rlo-ck, sher-lock\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Sherlock is "bright hair". Literary: made famous by Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective Sherlock Holmes.

Sherlock has 2 variant forms: Sherlocke and Shurlock.


Sherlock is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7299 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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