5 Sherlock names that mean sherlock for boys, listing Sherlock baby names 1-5. Basil is a popular name. Conan, Holmes, Sherlock and Watson are uncommon names. View Sherlock baby names below for name meanings.
Basil ... British actor Basil Rathbone played Sherlock Holmes in 14 films in the 1940s ... 
Conan ... author of the Sherlock Holmes mysteries Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. 
Holmes ... Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective Sherlock Holmes.
Sherlock ... Literary: made famous by Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective Sherlock Holmes. 
Watson ... the name of Sherlock Holmes' sidekick ...