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The Irish Surname Murphy


Murphy comes from the Irish Ó Murchadha. Murchadh literally translates as “Sea Warrior”. It is the most common name in Ireland and originally from one of 3 major septs located in counties Cork, Roscommon and Wexford. However, the name is widely spread across Ireland today. In counties Wexford and Cork they make up over 4% […]

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