Sherlock
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
SHUR-lahk
Meaning
Fair haired or blonde
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Sherlock is a modern version of the Old English names 'Shurlock and Scurlock', derived from the words 'scir', which means 'bright or fair', and 'loc', which means 'a lock of hair'. The name therefore means a fair haired person.

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