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Murray meaning and name origin

Murray \m(ur)-ray\ as a boy's name is pronounced MUR-ee. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Murray is "lord and master". Also possibly (Scottish) "mariner". Surname of an ancient Scottish clan, occasionally used as a given name.

Murray has 4 variant forms: Moray, Muiredach, Murrey and Murry.

Murray is also pronounced similarly to Morrey, Morry and Murrow.

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Popularity of Murray

Murray is a very popular first name for males (#564 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#122 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Murray name in U.S.
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