Morphew Family History
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Morphew Name Meaning
descriptive nickname from Middle English morphew ‘blemish’, ‘birthmark’, from Italian morfea. According to Reaney, an Anglo-Norman French nickname from Old French malfé, malfeü, from Latin malefatus, malefatutus ‘ill-fated’, a derogatory term for a Saracen or the devil.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Corlew, Morley, Morren, Morice, Morel, Mayhew, Morey, Nephew, Rhew