"from the island in the river"

Holmes Origin and Meaning

The name Holmes is boy's name of English origin meaning "from the island in the river".
Possible middle name for devotees of detective Sherlock.

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Famous People Named Holmes

  • Holmes Herbert (born Edward Jenner)English character actor
  • (Holmes) Sterling Morrison Jr.guitarist and founding member of The Velvet Underground
  • Holmes ColbertNative American leader of the Chickasaw Nation and writer of its constitution
  • Holmes ConradAmerican politician
  • Holmes OsborneAmerican actor
  • Holmes Rolston IIIAmerican philosopher
  • Holmes TuttleAmerican businessman and adviser to President Ronald Reagan
  • Katie HolmesAmerican actress

Holmes in Pop Culture

  • Sherlock Holmesdetective character created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle