Popularity:5579
Origin:Gaelic
Meaning:Of Ó Muireadhaigh; From the land by the sea
Murray is boy's name of Gaelic origin that has links to both Irish and Scottish history. It is an anglicized version of an old Gaelic surname, meaning "descendant of Ó Muireadhaigh." Murray was a particularly popular name in Scotland due to the seaside area of Moray Firth. The name Murray has long been associated with seafaring and marine life as a result of its coastal origins. Although a traditional and longstanding surname, Murray makes for a unique given name as fresh as seaside air!

Famous People Named Murray

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  • Andy Murray
    Tennis Player
  • Bill Murray
    Comedian
  • Eddie Murray
    Baseball Player

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