Murphy Name Meaning & Origin

Murphy

Pronunciation: MER-fee (key)

Origin of the name Murphy:

Borrowed from the Irish and Scottish, Murphy is the Anglicized form of the Gaelic Murchadh (sea warrior). Murphy is the most common surname in Ireland. Var: Murphie.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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James Garner starred in the 1985 romance-comedy movie Murphy's Romance, co-starring Sally Field. Mr.Garner plays Murphy Jones.

Norman Reedus played Murphy MacManus in 'The Boondock Saints' and then again, ten years later, in 'The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day'.

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