Murphy Family History
Murphy Surname History
This page is dedicated to a detailed history of the Murphy surname, Murphy origins, and stories of Murphy family members. Murphy family history has rich origins of which the particulars can be pieced together by Murphy family researchers. The Murphy family name is an old heredity that has migrated all across the world over the centuries, and as the name Murphy has migrated, it has changed making its etymology tricky to uncover.
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The evolution of Murphy begins with the origins of thesurname. Even in the early generations of a name there are variations in that single name simply because last names were infrequently written down back when few people could write.
It was commonplace for a family name to change as it enters a new country or language. As these families moved between countries and languages, the Murphy name may have changed with them. Murphy ancestors have migrated around different countries all throughout history.
Murphy country of origin
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The nationality of Murphy is often very difficult to determine because country boundaries change over time, leaving the original nationality indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Murphy may be difficult to determine based on whether the name originated organically and independently in multiple locales; e.g. in the case of surnames that come from professions, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the family name "Bishop" which may have been taken by church officials).
Meaning of the last name Murphy
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The meaning of Murphy come may come from a profession, such as the name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen. Some of these craft-based last names may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is essential to know the nationality of a name, and the languages spoken by its family members. Many western names like Murphy originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, etc. Commonly these names relate to a religious phrase such as "Lamb of God".
- Helen Garcelon Murphy 1905 - ?
- John Kenneth (J.K.) Murphy 1927 - ?
- Denis Murphy 1895 - ?
- Emmett E Murphy 1924 - ?
- Ellen Murphy 1892 - ?
- John Murphy Howell 1902 - ?
- Hugh Murphy
- Eugene Murphy
- Johanna Murphy (Doyle) 1851 - ?
- Anne Murphy 1884 - ?
- James Murphy 1854 - ?
- Rose Eunice S Murphy 1901 - ?
- Thomas Murphy 1890 - ?
- Patrick Murphy 1888 - ?
- Mabel Alice Murphy 1921 - ?
- Rose E Shortt Murphy 1901 - ?
- Morgan Murphy 1885 - ?
- J P Murphy
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Famous people named Murphy
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Nationality and Ethnicity of Murphy
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We do not have a record of the primary ethnicity of the name Murphy. Many surnames travel around the world throughout the ages, making their original nationality and ethnicity difficult to trace.
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Murphy spelling variations
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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Murphy were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in public records. This could have led to misspellings of Murphy. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Murphy family name are important to understanding the possible origins of the name. Family names like Murphy change in how they're said and written as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over time.