Home > Murdoch


What does Murdoch mean?

Murdoch Pronunciation of Murdoch [mur-doch] as a name for boys. The meaning of the name Murdoch is "sea". Murdoch is a version of Murdock (Scottish, Gaelic): media magnate Rupert Murdoch.

Associated with: sea.


2 relations via Murdock: Murdo and Murtagh.

Creative forms:
(male) Mardoch, Mordoch, ..


Middle name pairings:
Murdoch Mekhi (M.M.), ..

How popular is Murdoch?

Murdoch is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#8402 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Murdock is the only prominent variation form of Murdoch (not ranked). Other variants, like Murtagh, are seldom used. Adoption of this relation of Murdoch was widespread among parents a century ago. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Murdoch and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Burch, Darroch, Maddock, Madoc, Madock, March, Mardon, Muiredach, Murough (see Murrow), Murrough, Murrow and Murton. Like Murdoch, these names are not frequently used.

See names
in meaning and etymology.