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What does Muiredach mean?

Muiredach Pronunciation of Muiredach [muiredach] as a boys' name has its root in Gaelic, and the meaning of the name Muiredach is "lord and master". Muiredach is an alternate form of Murray (Gaelic): also possibly (Scottish) "mariner".

Associated with: gaelic.


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Middle name pairings:
Muiredach Zaire (M.Z.), ..

How popular is Muiredach?

Muiredach is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Muiredach is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Murray is the only popular alternative form of Muiredach (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. This form of Muiredach was popular as a birth name 95 years ago (#236), but now, Murray has fallen out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Murray in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Murray outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Meredith, Meredyth (see Meredith), Murdoch, Murdock and Murtagh. Like Muiredach, these names are not frequently used.

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