Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. MUR-fee  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From a common Irish surname, the Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Murchadha, itself derived from the given name Murchadh. As a given name, it has been borne by female characters on the American television series Murphy Brown (1988-1998) and the movie Interstellar (2014).


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Entry updated January 21, 2022