Murdoch

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown, but possibly from Scottish Gaelic muir ("sea"), or from muireach (mariner); or from descendants of Clan Macpherson, also titled "Clann Mhuirich" indicating descent from "Mhuirich the Parson"; or from descendants of legendary bard Muiredach O Daly.[1]

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Proper noun[edit]

Murdoch

  1. A Scottish surname.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Murdoch is the 8,669th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 3,790 individuals. Murdoch is most common among White (93.03%) individuals.

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