Popularity:991
Origin:Irish
Meaning:Sea warrior
Murphy is a gender-neutral name of Gaelic origin. This buoyant name refers to “warrior of the sea” and also reigns as the most common family name in Ireland. Hollywood stars Cillian and Eddie, who bear the surname, were first to put it in the spotlight, allowing parents worldwide to embrace the quirky title. Murphy is also tied to the law of the same name, saying that “anything that can go wrong will go wrong_.”_ Don’t let this adage deter you, though! A name like this helps baby Murphy see the brighter side of life, especially when things don’t always go as planned.

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