Murphy Family History
14-Day Free Trial
GIVE ME ACCESS
Murphy Name Meaning
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murchadha ‘descendant of Murchadh’, a personal name composed of the elements muir ‘sea’ + cath ‘battle’, i.e. ‘sea-warrior’. This was an important family in Tyrone.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press