US Popularity:5271
Other Origin(s):Irish, Scottish
Meaning:Lord and master; Sailor; Seashore, coast; Sea settlement
Murray is a baby boy's name of Scottish, Irish, and Gaelic origin. It is an Anglicized version of the Old Irish and Gaelic surnames Muiredach and Muireadhach, translating to “lord and master.” Murray was also a particularly common name in Scotland, deriving from the place name Moray and the Moray Firth coastline. With this connection, Murray means “seashore,” “coast,” or “sea settlement.” Others associate Murray with the Scottish term for “sailor,” perfect for showcasing the love baby may have for the big blue sea. With a name like Murray, baby can be reminded of the magnificent beauty of the ocean and all its marine life.

Famous People Named Murray

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Andy Murray
    Tennis Player
  • Bill Murray
  • Eddie Murray
    Baseball Player

Murray Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Murray is currently #2382 on The Bump
Boy:Murray is currently #736 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Murray is currently #5271 in U.S. births
Boy:Murray is currently #1608 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 308
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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