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pinWhat does Murphy mean?

Murphy /mur-phy/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Murphy is "sea warrior".


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

Kreatif forms: Maphy, Marphy, Murphyma. [more]

pinHow 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. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Murphy for boys. Murphy was first listed in 1890-1899 and reached its top rank of #720 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Murphy name in U.S.

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