Sherlock Name Meaning & Origin
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The character Sherlock Holmes made this name famous. It's so strongly associated with him that "Sherlock" has come to mean "detective".
From a dictionary:
Sherlock: 1. a person who investigates mysteries or shows great perceptiveness.
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he is my angel son who solves murders and loves john
We solve crimes, I blog about it, he forgets his pants. I wouldn't hold out too much hope.
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Sherlock is Old English and means "bright hair". It was made famous by Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes books.
Sherlock is actually is a girls' name.
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Sherlock Holmes, title character of the detective stories written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Several modern adaptations of the series were made more recently, including the BBC show Sherlock, featuring Benedict Cucumberpatch and Martin Freeman.