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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.
Baby names that sound like Murray are Morrey, Morry and Murrow.
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Popularity of Murray
Murray is a very popular first name for men (#564 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#122 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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