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Meaning of the Name Holmes

The first name Holmes is of English, Scandinavian, Teutonic origin. It is often a boy name. It has the following meaning(s):

English: From the River Island
Scandinavian: Home by the River
Teutonic: Son of Holman

Related Names

Conan  (Celtic)
High, Wise. Introduced into Britain After the Norman Conquest. Famous Bearers: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Creator of the Detective Sherlock Holmes; a Number of Counts and Dukes of Brittany Bore the Name
Wendell  (German)
Wanderer. Famous Bearer: American Writer Sir Oliver Wendell Holmes

Additional Names

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