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What does Murphy mean?

Murphy [mur-phy] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Murphy is "sea warrior".

Associated with: irish, sea, warrior.

Variations

Murphy has 6 variants: Murfee, Murfey, Murfie, Murphee, Murphey and Murphie.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Manphy, Marphy, ..

(female) Murmy, Murphylo, ..

How popular is Murphy?

Murphy is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#58 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the birth name history of Murphy for boys. Murphy reached its top rank of #609 in the U.S. in the 1900s, and is currently at #1389. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

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NAMES LIKE MURPHY

Recommended names are Archy, Harthy, March, Markey, Marley, Marly, Marsh, Marty, Maury, Maurycy, Mersey, Moray, Mordy, Morey, Morley, Morly, Morrey, Morry, Morty, Murdo, Muriel, Murray, Murrey, Murrow, Murry, Murton, Murvin, Murvyn and Worthy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Murphy.


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