Sherlock Family History
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Sherlock Name Meaning
English: nickname for someone with fair hair or a lock of fair hair, from Middle English schirloc, composed of words meaning ‘bright’, ‘fair’ + ‘lock (of hair)’. This surname has also been established in Ireland since the 13th century.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Shedlock, Hurlock, Horlick, Herrick, Sedlock, Shryock, Overlock