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Murray Meaning


What does Murray mean?

The name Murray is of Scottish and English origin.

The meaning of Murray is "sea warrior".

Murray is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Mu-rray.

The Given Name Murray

Murray is a form of Muireach. See Muireach for further details.

Sweet and mesmerizing, it is a name considered by many parents.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

A creative name, that may be just right for you.

Murray falls into the water name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Murray Gell Mann, and Murray Head.

Murray Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 2,796 in baby name popularity for boys with 43 occurrences. It ranked 15,543 in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,746 in baby name popularity for boys with 44 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Murray Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Murray has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Murray to other names.

Murray Related Names

Murray is a form of Muireach.

The names Moray, Mordag, Moriarty are all forms of Murray.

Famous Murrays

  • Murray Gell Mann ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1969
  • Murray Head ~ Actor, Musician

Murray Numerology

What will your new littleMurray be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Murray are often lovable and envied but most of all they are read more >>

Murray Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Murray in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Murray.

Just for fun, see the name Murray in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Murray in Nautical Flags page.