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Descendant of a sea warrior

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

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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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