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pinWhat does Murphy mean?

Murphy /mur-phy/ 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. Demographics)

Presented below is the birth name history 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 U.S. SSA Records)

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Recommended similar baby 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.