• Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Irish
  • Meaning: Descendant Of Sea Warrior

What is the meaning of the name Murphy?

The name Murphy is primarily a gender-neutral name of Irish origin that means Descendant Of Sea Warrior.

Murphy Brown was a popular TV character from the series of the same name, played by Candice Bergen. Celebrities with Murphy as a surname include actor/comedian Eddie Murphy, TV producer Ryan Murphy, and late actress Brittany Murphy.

Different Spellings of the name Murphy:


People who like the name Murphy also like:

Oliver, Liam, Declan, Jack, Asher, Owen, Mason, Charlotte, Violet, Scarlett, Fiona, Stella, Amelia, Hazel

Names like Murphy:

Marfa, Marv, Marva, Merab, Merv, Minerva

Stats for the Name Murphy

checkmark Murphy is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Murphy is currently #665 in U.S. births

Songs about Murphy

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Big Mabel Murphy - Dallas Frazier
George Murphy - Tom Lehrer
The Night Pat Murphy Died - Johnny Burke, Great Big Sea