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Boy Name: Murphy

Name: Murphy
Pronunciation: \m(u)-rphy, mur-phy\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: sea warrior
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Murrow, Marve, Murough, Morrow
Variant forms: Murfee, Murfey, Murfie, Murphee, Murphey, Murphie
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 59


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.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Murphy.


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

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