Other Origin(s):Scottish
Meaning:Sea-warrior; Mariner; Navigator
Murtagh is a boy’s name of Irish and Scottish origins, bearing wonderfully nautical meanings. If baby comes from a family of sailors or you can just tell they will adore the ocean, Murtagh means “sea-warrior” and “mariner.” Murtagh comes from the Irish surname O Muircheartaigh and is also considered a form of the Scottish Murdoch. It also has a spelling variation of Moriarty, meaning “navigator.” A name steeped in Gaelic history will keep baby Murtagh close to their ancestry and may even attract a life exploring the Seven Seas.
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