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MURRAY - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname MURRAY

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Definition: 1- A name given to a man from the region in Scotland, called Moray, which means "by the sea." 2- Possibly a modern form of the ancient Irish name "O'Muireadhaigh."

Surname Origin: English, Scottish, Irish

Alternate Surname Spellings: MURREY

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FamilySearch - MURRAY Genealogy
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MURRAY Surname Mailing List
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Surname Finder - MURRAY Genealogy & Family Resources
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Cousin Connect - MURRAY Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - MURRAY Genealogy & Family History
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MyCinnamonToast.com - MURRAY Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the MURRAY surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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