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Murphy meaning and name origin

Murphy \m(u)-rphy, mur-phy\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Murphy is "sea warrior".

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

Baby names that sound like Murphy are Murrow, Marve, Murough and Morrow.

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Popularity of Murphy

Murphy is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#59 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Murphy for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Murphy with its variant forms and related boy baby names.
Popularity of name Murphy
Popularity of Murphy