Boy name origins & meanings
- Scandinavian : Home of the Danes
Family name origins & meanings
- Scottish : habitational name from a place in southern Scotland near Hawick, so named from Old English denu ‘valley’ +holm ‘piece of dry land in a fen’ (see Holme 2).
- English : habitational name from Denholme in West Yorkshire, so named from Old English denu ‘valley’ + Old Norse holmr‘water meadow’.