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Murphey

What does Murphey mean?

Murphey Pronunciation of Murphey [mur-phey] as a boys' name. The name Murphey means "sea warrior". Murphey is a variant form of Murphy (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: sea, warrior.

Variations

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

Creative forms:
(male) Murve, Orphey, ..

(female)

Middle name pairings:
Murphey Jayvon (M.J.), ..

How popular is Murphey?

Murphey is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#7762 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Murphy (#1225 the previous year) is the only prominent related form of Murphey (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of this relation of Murphey was common 115 years ago and is somewhat lower today. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Burley, Burney, Curley, Currey, Fursey, Humphrey, Hurley, Markey, Marley, Mersey, Morey, Morley, Morrey, Morrley (see Morley), Muriel, Murray, Murrey, Murry and Worthey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Murphey.

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