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Boy Names Starting with Mu-

Mu- baby names and what they mean, with 16 results. Mu- names are used more often as masculine names. These boy names are at the height of their popularity presently (USAGE OF 0.1%), except for names like Murray which have fallen out of fashion. Muhammad (#345) and Mustafa (#899) are two of the more chic baby names among these, while Mustari (TOP 60%) and Muhamed (64%) are familiar Mu- last names. Here is the list of Mu- names for girls.

Mu- names

Muhammad - Mustafa

Muhammad and variants

Muhammad, var. Muhammed, Muhamet
Derived fr. Arabic language. "Praiseworthy." Muhamad is also a moderately popular baby name.

Based on Scottish, Gaelic languages. "Moor." Common as surname. Compare Muir (TOP 2%) with common last names Misir (TOP 49%), Mair (8%), which also end with -ir. See also Mar.

Muller, var. Mueller
Origin fr. German language. "Miller." Compare surnames Mullee (UPPER 45%), Mullen (1%).

Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic. "Little monk." Manchin and Munchen are creative forms.

Source fr. Scottish, Gaelic languages. .. Mungo (from "Munghu") is a nickname .. Not in Top 2000.

Munir, var. Muneir, Muneer
Stems fr. Arabic. "Shining, luminous." Not in Top 2000.

Munroe, Munro
Var. of Monroe. Based on Scottish, Gaelic elements. "Mouth of the river Rotha, in Ireland." Not Top 2000 names.

Murdock and variants

Murdock, var. Murtaugh, Murtagh, Murdoch, Murdo
Source fr. Scottish, Gaelic words. "Sea." Murdo, Murdock, etc. are barely found as male names.


Based on Irish, Gaelic. "Sparkling sea." Adoption of Muriel soared 98 years ago. Also used for girls.

Murphy and variants

Murphy, var. Murphie, Murphey, Murphee, Murfie, Murfee, Murfey
Derivative of Irish, Gaelic element. "Sea warrior." Murphy, Murfey, etc. became less popular in 2018, dropping -19 positions as birth names with Murphy dropping the most.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mu- names: Muhammad, Muhammed, Murdock, Muriel, Murphy

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mu- names: Murray, Murry, Mustafa

Murray and variants

Murray, var. Murry, Murrey, Muiredach
Root fr. Gaelic language. "Lord and master." Murray and Murry are more generally used as birth names compared to Muiredach, Murrey.

Murrow, var. Murrough, Murough
From Celtic language. "Sea warrior." Not in Top 2000.

Form of Merton. Based on Old English element. "Town by the lake." Murton is not in the Top 2000.

Murvynn, Murvin1
Forms of Marvin. Derivative of Welsh word. "Sea friend." Murvin and Murvynn are uncommon as birth names.

Murvyn, Murvin2
Var. of Mervin. From Old Welsh element. "Sea friend." Murvin and Murvyn are uncommon as birth names.

Mustafa and variants

Mustafa, var. Mustapha
Source fr. Arabic element. "Chosen." Mustafa was among 2018's Top names.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Mu- names for boys.

1. Muhammad - Mustafa
Muhammad [Muhamet, Muhammed], Muir, Muller [Mueller], Munchin, Mungo, Munir [Muneir, Muneer], Monroe [Munro, Munroe], Murdock [Murdo, Murdoch, Murtagh, Murtaugh], Muriel, Murphy [Murfie, Murfey, Murfee, Murphie, Murphey, Murphee], Murray [Murry, Murrey, Muiredach], Murrow [Murough, Murrough], Merton [Murton], Marvin [Murvin, Murvynn], Mervin [Murvyn, Murvin], Mustafa [Mustapha]

Usage comparison for Mu- names