Other Origin(s):Scottish
Meaning:Sea; Navigator; Seaman
Murtaugh, a boy's name of Irish and Scottish origin, is linked to the Gaelic names Murdoch and O Muircheartaigh, embodying the meanings "sea" and "navigator." The Gaelic components "muir" for "sea" and "ceardach" for "skilled" suggest proficiency in the ways of the sea. Beyond its linguistic roots, Murtaugh finds geographical echoes in a town in southern Idaho and a mountain in Antarctica known as Murtaugh's Peak. In popular culture, the name is affectionately associated with Roger Murtaugh, the beloved character played by Danny Glover in the Lethal Weapon film series, adding a touch of cinematic charm to this maritime-inspired name.

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