What does Murdoch mean?
Associated with: sea.
(male) Mardoch, Muirdoch, ..
(female) Murmax, Murona, .. Middle name pairings:
Murdoch Sheldon (M.S.), ..
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. Below is a graphed study of the popularity of Murdoch and associated 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)
Similar NamesRecommended 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.