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The table below indicates the number of times the name Murphy has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Murphy
Use of the Name Murphy for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
3,043 124 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Murphy has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Murphy first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1881, which is the first year shown on the table.  Murphy last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1956, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Murphy
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18818396  
1882    
18837797  
1884    
1885    
18868177  
1887    
1888    
1889    
18909626  
18919246  
189251016  
189356213  
18948388  
189566111  
1896    
189757614  
1898    
1899    
190052821  
19017609  
19029957  
190354317  
190474911  
190558317  
190658117  
190753221  
190865017  
190974415  
191084914  
191178418  
191266541  
191394528  
191473352  
191576362  
191673868  
191773372  
191886759  
191975074  
192079671  
192186265  
192275178  
192372282  
192484566  
192580069  
192666790  
192769188  
192893253  
192980365  
193084860  
193181859  
193269280  
193385753  
193481659  
193579161  
193693544  
193784653  
193874069  
193974965  
194088751  
194182859  
194286458  
194383263  
194475069  
1945    
194698947  
194793157  
194889359  
194985764  
195088760  
195191160  
195278481  
195388366  
195494961  
195596960  
195693864  
Totals:  3,043 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Murphy as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Murphy appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 66 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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