What does Holmes mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sherlock Holmes, Holmes(noun)

    a fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle

  2. Holmes, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.(noun)

    United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)

  3. Holmes, Oliver Wendell Holmes(noun)

    United States writer of humorous essays (1809-1894)

  4. Holmes, Arthur Holmes(noun)

    English geologist and supporter of the theory of continental drift (1890-1965)

Wiktionary

  1. Holmes(ProperNoun)

    , variant of Holme.

  2. Holmes(ProperNoun)

    a Scottish habitational surname from the place near Dundonald.

  3. Holmes(ProperNoun)

    Sherlock Holmes, fictional detective.

  4. Holmes(ProperNoun)

    by extension, someone acting like, or showing the ability of Sherlock Holmes.

  5. Origin: Possibly a combination of Holmes (the fictional detective) and a contraction of homeboy .

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How to say Holmes in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Holmes in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Holmes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Holmes in a Sentence

  1. The British actor:

    I'm ... not retiring and shutting the door, but doing less, mr Holmes.

  2. Jessica Cummiskey:

    There was more than one occasion where James Holmes pupils were completely blown out. It was shocking, stunning.

  3. Psychiatrist Jeffrey Metzner:

    Despite having a mental disability or defect ... Mr. Holmes had the capacity to tell the difference between right and wrong.

  4. Rashad Caleb:

    Between H.E. Holmes and West Lake station I heard 'Pop' pop,' the train makes a lot of noise so you think it's just the train.

  5. Brian Ross:

    There is a Jim Holmes of Aurora, Colorado, page on the Colorado Tea Party site as well, talking about him joining the tea party last year.

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