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Gender: M Meaning of Holmes: "from the island in the river" Origin of Holmes: English

Possible middle name for devotees of detective Sherlock.

Famous People Named Holmes

Holmes Herbert (born Edward Jenner), English character actor
Holmes Colbert, Native American leader of the Chickasaw Nation and writer of its constitution
Holmes Conrad, American politician
Holmes Osborne, American actor
Holmes Rolston III, American philosopher
Holmes Tuttle, American businessman and adviser to President Ronald Reagan
Katie Holmes, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Holmes

Sherlock Holmes, detective character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle