Descendant of a sea warrior
Dogs named Murphy tend to be good-natured, industrious, loving, and brave. This name is also associated with intelligence, and companionship.
That you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name. It could also suggest that you are a fan of the classic comedy movie, "Caddyshack," which features a character named Murphy.
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!
Murphy is found in these categories:
- Murphy ranks #155 with users of PupNames.com.
- Murphy ranks #93 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
- Murphy ranks #101 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.
Murphy is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Murphy outranks the great majority of names.
Most popular breeds named Murphy:
- Labrador Retriever
- Golden Retriever
- German Shepherd
- Cocker Spaniel
Get special treats for Murphy!
- A doberman pinscher named Murphy played a role in the movie They Only Kill Their Masters.
- A dog named Murphy featured in the television show The Busy World of Richard Scarry.