Last name: SHERLOCK

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All you have to know about the last name SHERLOCK

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SHERLOCK : This last name is indexed 42,695 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

SHERLOCK : English: nickname for someone with fair hair from Middle English shir ‘bright fair’ (Old English scir) + lok ‘lock (of hair)’ (Old English loc). This surname has been established in Ireland since the 13th century where it has been Gaelicized as Scurlóg.

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