Holmes Surname Origin & Last Name Meaning
Holmes Surname Origin
(Locality). Meadow lands near or surrounded by water, grassy plains; sometimes an island.
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Holmes Surname Meaning and Family Facts
Holmes Last Name Meaning
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'We are all omnibuses in which our ancestors ride, and every now and then one of them sticks his head out and embarrasses us.' --Oliver Wendell Homes
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