Murphy

Male

name meaning icon Meaning

Descendant of a sea warrior

name origin icon Origin

Gaelic

name pronunciation icon Pronunciation

'mɜrfi

name spellings icon Alt. Spellings

name popularity icon Popularity

PupNames

135

N.Y.C.*

92

L.A.*

100

Murphy is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Murphy outranks the great majority of names.

name categories icon Murphy is found in these categories:

name analysis icon Is Murphy a good dog name?

Murphy has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Murphy is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

name breeds icon Most popular breeds named Murphy:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Golden Retriever
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Cocker Spaniel
  5. Beagle

similar names icon Dog names like Murphy:

Soldier, or merciful
Who Is Like God?
Mountain belonging to the ruler
From The Sea Town
Genuine, bold or brave
Son Of My Right Hand

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