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Updated March 21, 2024

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : White-haired

Boy name variations

How Popular Is The Name Sherlock

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : nickname for someone with fair hair or a lock of fair hair, from Middle English schirloc, composed of words meaning ‘bright’, ‘fair’ + ‘lock (of hair)’. This surname has also been established in Ireland since the 13th century.

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