8 Detective names that mean detective for boys, listing Detective baby names 1-8. Perry and Travis are popular names. Campion, Ellery, Hercules, Holmes, Seamus and Sherlock are uncommon names. View Detective baby names for name meanings, or search other baby names.
Campion ... A fictional detective, Albert Campion ... 
Ellery ... familiar since the 1930s due to the fictional detective Ellery Queen. 
Hercules ... but may be better known through Agatha Christie's fictional Belgian detective and intellectual Hercule Poirot. 
Holmes ... Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective Sherlock Holmes.
Perry ... Modern use has been inspired by fictional detective Perry Mason ... 
Seamus ... "Shamus" is sometimes used as an American slang for a private detective ... 
Sherlock ... Literary: made famous by Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. 
Travis ... fictional detective Travis Magee. 
Related tags: sherlock, bailiff, captain, dick, eye, officer, reeve.