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What does Murphee mean?

Murphee Pronunciation of Murphee [mur-phee] as a name for boys. The name Murphee means "sea warrior". Murphee is an alternate spelling of Murphy (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: sea, warrior.


Murphee has 5 variants: Murfee, Murfey, Murfie, Murphey and Murphie.

Creative forms:
(male) Murgue, Riphee, ..

(female) Murie, Murva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Murphee Axton (M.A.), ..

How popular is Murphee?

Murphee is a rare first name for men. Murphee is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular alternative form of Murphee (not ranked) is Murphy (#1225 last year). Other variants, like Murphie, are seldom used. This relation of Murphee was favored as a birth name in the 1900s (#609) and is somewhat less common today (#1225, 30%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Hurlee, Macghee (see Magee), Morlee, Muriel and Murrey. Like Murphee, these names are not frequently used.

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