Meaning and Name Origin
Murdoch \m(u)-rdo-ch, mur-doch\ as a name for boys is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of the name Murdoch is "sea". Murdoch is a derivative of Murdock (Scottish, Gaelic): media magnate Rupert Murdoch. Scarce as a given name for baby boys.
Murdoch is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#7315 out of 88799, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Murdoch for boys. Murdoch has not been ranked in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)