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Boy Name: Murdoch

Name: Murdoch
Pronunciation: \m(u)-rdo-ch, mur-doch\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: sea
Origin: Scottish
Sounds Like: Murtagh, Muiredach
Similar Names: Murdo, March, Mardon, Murton
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 7315


Murdoch \m(u)-rdo-ch, mur-doch\ as a boy's name is a variant of Murdock (Scottish, Gaelic), and the meaning of Murdoch is "sea".

The baby name Murdoch sounds like Murtagh and Muiredach. Other similar baby names are Murdo, March, Mardon and Murton.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Murdoch.


Murdoch is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#7315 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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