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What does Murdock mean?

Murdock Pronunciation of Murdock [mur-dock] as a boys' name is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Murdock is "sea". Media magnate Rupert Murdoch. Usually a transferred surname in America.

Associated with: scottish, gaelic, sea, surname.


Murdock has 4 variants: Murdo, Murdoch, Murtagh and Murtaugh.

Creative forms:
(male) Mardock, Mordock, ..


Middle name pairings:
Murdock Kenzo (M.K.), ..

How popular is Murdock?

Murdock is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#1724 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Murdock reached its top rank of #1506 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Brock, Caddock, Cradock, Crock, Darrock, Garnock, Krock, Maddock, Maddocks, Madoc, Madock, Madocks, Mardon, Merrick, Murrow, Murton, Myrick, Shurlock and Turck. These names tend to be more frequently used than Murdock.

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