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The name Murray is of Scottish origin, and means mariner.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Murray 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 Murray
Use of the Name Murray for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
19,975 3,387 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Murray has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Murray last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1975, 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 Murray
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188043817  
188147714  
188242019  
188339320  
188446317  
188539121  
188641319  
188728734  
188846118  
188936624  
189030832  
189138421  
189239024  
189344318  
189435427  
189528639  
189634831  
189728541  
189834432  
189930933  
190030049  
190127041  
190231638  
190335031  
190428246  
190525260  
190630047  
190725071  
190824972  
190927866  
191025889  
1911213138  
1912216254  
1913229267  
1914229340  
1915249362  
1916243435  
1917242435  
1918246477  
1919245463  
1920239524  
1921219606  
1922209625  
1923221589  
1924227592  
1925226588  
1926234566  
1927252510  
1928249505  
1929267435  
1930279413  
1931284376  
1932300342  
1933321279  
1934338261  
1935346254  
1936363223  
1937341251  
1938342265  
1939363244  
1940351263  
1941360264  
1942382255  
1943360289  
1944406219  
1945437187  
1946410238  
1947402293  
1948423251  
1949402276  
1950435236  
1951411271  
1952411282  
1953453248  
1954424286  
1955443280  
1956430307  
1957475269  
1958489256  
1959505242  
1960541216  
1961528226  
1962554203  
1963553204  
1964596176  
1965640137  
1966625140  
1967681120  
196877193  
1969733114  
1970794107  
197184493  
197299067  
197397669  
1974    
197599668  
Totals:  19,975 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Murray 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 Murray appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 95 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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