Sherlock Name Meaning & Origin

Sherlock

Pronunciation: SHER-lahk (key)

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Meanings and history of the name Sherlock

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.

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