Holmes

–1 July 1847

The Life Summary of Holmes

Holmes was born as the child of Robert Homes and Elizabeth Cole. He or she died on 1 July 1847.

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Family Time Line

Robert Homes
1816–1908
Elizabeth Cole
1819–1882
Thomas Holmes
1839–
Milton Holmes
1840–
Holmes
–1847
Charles Holmes
1845–

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Name Meaning

English: either from the plural form of Holme , or else a variant of Holme or Home , with excrescent -s (see Holm ).Scottish: probably a habitational name from Holmes near Dundonald (Ayrshire), or possibly from another place so called in the barony of Inchestuir (Angus). Both placenames likely derive from the plural form of Middle English, Older Scots holm ‘islet, raised land in a marsh’ (see Holm ).Scottish and Irish: adopted for Scottish Gaelic and Irish Mac Thómais, Mac Thómais (see McComb ). In parts of western Ireland, Holmes is also a variant of Cavish, from Gaelic Mac Thámhais, another patronymic from Thomas . Early bearers in Ireland were probably immigrants from Scotland.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Holms
Holme
Homes

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