Meaning and Origin of Whitlock - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Whitlock

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : White

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : nickname for someone with white or fair hair, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + lock ‘tress’, ‘curl’. Compare Sherlock.
  • English : from an Old English personal name composed of the elements wiht ‘creature’, ‘demon’ + lāc ‘play’, ‘sport’.