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Murphy Name Popularity

How popular is the name Murphy? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 557 6 0.0017%
1911 537 9 0.0024%
1912 584 20 0.004%
1913 892 8 0.0014%
1914 645 29 0.0042%
1915 658 42 0.0046%
1916 686 42 0.0043%
1917 662 48 0.0048%
1918 757 37 0.0034%
1919 691 46 0.0044%
1920 709 47 0.0042%
1921 765 42 0.0037%
1922 671 58 0.0052%
1923 664 60 0.0054%
1924 722 47 0.004%
1925 705 47 0.0042%
1926 636 62 0.0056%
1927 636 64 0.0058%
1928 823 31 0.0029%
1929 682 48 0.0046%
1930 687 46 0.0044%
1931 767 31 0.0031%
1932 621 55 0.0056%
1933 675 41 0.0044%
1934 707 38 0.0039%
1935 680 41 0.0042%
1936 862 21 0.0022%
1937 717 35 0.0036%
1938 692 40 0.0039%
1939 732 32 0.0031%
1940 723 38 0.0036%
1941 693 42 0.0037%
1942 806 28 0.0022%
1943 750 38 0.0029%
1944 657 50 0.004%
1945 912 18 0.0015%
1946 1,112 11 0.0007%
1947 832 34 0.002%
1948 783 37 0.0023%
1949 819 36 0.0022%
1950 824 33 0.002%
1951 946 23 0.0014%
1952 779 42 0.0024%
1953 868 32 0.0018%
1954 924 27 0.0015%
1955 865 35 0.0019%
1956 856 37 0.002%
1957 1,274 10 0.0005%
1958 964 26 0.0014%
1959 1,178 14 0.0007%
1960 1,127 16 0.0008%
1961 1,158 15 0.0008%
1962 1,034 20 0.0011%
1963 1,126 15 0.0008%
1964 1,080 18 0.001%
1965 1,233 11 0.0007%
1966 1,120 14 0.0009%
1967 1,187 11 0.0007%
1968 1,182 13 0.0009%
1969 1,481 6 0.0004%
1970 0 0%
1971 1,436 9 0.0006%
1972 1,266 13 0.001%
1973 1,756 5 0.0004%
1974 1,222 15 0.0012%
1975 0 0%
1976 1,494 10 0.0008%
1977 1,739 6 0.0004%
1978 1,313 16 0.0012%
1979 1,218 21 0.0015%
1980 1,738 7 0.0005%
1981 1,511 12 0.0008%
1982 2,060 5 0.0003%
1983 1,896 6 0.0004%
1984 1,610 10 0.0007%
1985 1,909 6 0.0004%
1986 1,729 10 0.0007%
1987 0 0%
1988 1,792 11 0.0007%
1989 1,664 15 0.0009%
1990 1,520 22 0.0013%
1991 1,388 28 0.0017%
1992 2,094 9 0.0006%
1993 2,698 5 0.0003%
1994 1,840 15 0.001%
1995 1,917 12 0.0008%
1996 2,062 10 0.0007%
1997 2,606 5 0.0003%
1998 0 0%
1999 2,803 5 0.0003%
2000 0 0%
2001 2,452 7 0.0005%
2002 1,999 16 0.0011%
2003 2,217 11 0.0007%
2004 1,882 21 0.0014%
2005 1,912 21 0.0014%
2006 2,174 15 0.001%
2007 2,118 18 0.0011%
2008 1,803 29 0.0019%
2009 2,239 13 0.0009%
2010 1,730 31 0.0022%
2011 1,495 48 0.0034%
2012 2,826 5 0.0004%
2013 1,698 31 0.0022%
2014 1,383 59 0.004%
2015 1,244 81 0.0056%
2016 1,107 108 0.0075%
2017 1,055 114 0.0082%
2018 1,124 100 0.0073%
2019 1,000 132 0.0098%
2020 978 162 0.0127%

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Data via SSA.gov.


Names Like Murphy

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What names are variants of Murphy?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Murphy.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Murfee

Sea warrior

Irish

Murfey

Sea warrior

Irish

Murfie

Sea warrior

Irish

Murphee

Sea warrior

Irish

Murphey

Sea warrior

Irish

Murphie

Sea warrior

Irish


What names sound like Murphy?

If you like how Murphy sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Murphy.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Marve

Sea friend

Welsh

Morrow

Sea warrior

Celtic

Murough

Sea warrior

Celtic

Murrow

Sea warrior

Celtic


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1 Comment

  1. My husband named our son after his late father his name.was Murphy, I don’t have no dislikes about his name I love the name Murphy.
    Murphy is loving and loves to give kisses and hugs


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