Murchison Family History
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Murchison Name Meaning
Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form (in which the Gaelic patronymic prefix Mac has been translated into the English patronymic suffix -son), of Gaelic Mac Mhurchaidh, a patronymic from the personal name Murchadh, composed of the elements muir ‘sea’ + cath ‘battle’, hence ‘sea warrior’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hutchison, Hutchinson, Cubbison, Murchie, Atchison, Ritchison