Murray

Male

Meaning

From The Sea Town

Origin

Scottish

Pronunciation

/ˈmɜːri/

Traits associated with the name Murray:

Dogs named Murray tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Murray?

Naming your dog Murray suggests that you have a sense of humor and enjoy giving your pet a unique name. It also suggests that you are creative and enjoy thinking outside the box.

Is Murray a good dog name?

Murray 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. Murray isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

1,402
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363
New York City Dog Name Database
900
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Murray is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Murray was, in the past month, the 760th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Murray is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Murray was viewed 56 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Murray's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Murray is most adored in Nebraska, District of Columbia and Connecticut.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Iowa, Michigan and Oregon.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Murray.

Most popular breeds named Murray:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Shih Tzu
  3. German Shepherd
  4. Jack Russell Terrier
  5. Golden Retriever

Famous dogs named Murray:

  • television icon A collie shepherd mix named Murray featured in the television show Mad About You.

Murray is found in these categories:

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular in the 1950s, it's a nostalgic nod to yesteryears' canine companions.

cute dog names
cute

Evokes cuddly teddy bears and lovable Ghostbusters actor, Bill Murray.

scottish dog names
scottish

A common Scottish surname derived from Moray region.

Dog names like Murray:

Great stream
Soldier, or merciful
Descendant of a sea warrior
Son of Hugh/Gaelic.
Genuine, bold or brave
Home ruler
Murray dog name meaning

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