First Names MURPHY

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • MURPHY is ranked as the 8503rd most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 1,073.
  • This name is in the 96th percentile, this means that nearly 3% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 0.34 people named MURPHY for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 100% of the time.
  • Based on the analysis of 100 years worth of data from the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Baby Names database, the estimated population of people named MURPHY is 4,537.
  • The SSA data also shows that MURPHY is used as a boy's name 87% of the time.

First Names MURPHY
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 1,073 +/-10.8%
  • National Rank 8,503
  • Percentile Rank 0.97
  • Proportion/100k 0.3

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 4,537
  • National Rank 3,349
  • Percentile Rank 96.38%
  • Proportion/100k 1.42

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name MURPHY is 75.3% White, 3.0% Hispanic origin, 17.9% Black, 1.3% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.6% Two or More Races, and 0.8% American Indian or Alaskan Native. These figures should be considered only as a rough estimate. The purpose of this graph is to compare the name's specific race and Hispanic origin distribution to the distribution in the general population of the US.

The vertical blue bars represent the race distribution of people that have the name. The yellow horizontal lines represent the race distribution of the general population. The amount by which the blue bars extend past the yellow horizontal lines determines how likely a person with the name will be part of a given race or Hispanic origin group.

On this basis, the people with the name MURPHY have a higher likelyhood of being Black or White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name MURPHY is included in the following name catgories:
  • Irish surname
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • US unisex baby name - Social Security Administration

Race & Hispanic origin distribution
of the people with the name MURPHY

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 75.3% 63.9% 11.4%
Hispanic origin 3.0% 16.3% -13.3%
Black 17.9% 12.3% 5.6%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.3% 4.9% -3.6%
Two or more races 1.6% 1.8% -0.2%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.8% 0.7% 0.1%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named MURPHY is California where 161 people have this name.
  • Louisiana is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named MURPHY, as 1.58 in every 100,000 Louisianans have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 93rd, this rank was reached in the states of California.
  • Louisiana is the state with the biggest positive difference between the actual state population and the projected state population based on the national average. (where the blue bar extends past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 38 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Iowa (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 96 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names MURPHY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 37 0.29 83.1% Indiana 11 0.17 65.5% Iowa 2 0.08 33.4% Kansas 0 0 0.0% Michigan 27 0.27 87.9% Minnesota 13 0.24 80.1% Missouri 27 0.89 80.2% Nebraska 0 0 0.0% North Dakota 0 0 0.0% Ohio 33 0.28 83.4% South Dakota 0 0 0.0% Wisconsin 8 0.13 71.7%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name MURPHY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 37 0.29 83.1%
Indiana 11 0.17 65.5%
Iowa 2 0.08 33.4%
Kansas 0 0 0.0%
Michigan 27 0.27 87.9%
Minnesota 13 0.24 80.1%
Missouri 27 0.89 80.2%
Nebraska 0 0 0.0%
North Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Ohio 33 0.28 83.4%
South Dakota 0 0 0.0%
Wisconsin 8 0.13 71.7%
West State Statistics First-Names MURPHY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 0 0 0.0% Arizona 25 0.38 73.5% California 161 0.42 93.3% Colorado 14 0.25 65.1% Hawaii 6 0.42 35.1% Idaho 0 0 0.0% Montana 0 0 0.0% Nevada 0 0 0.0% New Mexico 0 0 0.0% Oregon 0 0 0.0% Utah 0 0 0.0% Washington 18 0.26 79.9% Wyoming 0 0 0.0%

West States
State stats for the first name MURPHY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 0 0 0.0%
Arizona 25 0.38 73.5%
California 161 0.42 93.3%
Colorado 14 0.25 65.1%
Hawaii 6 0.42 35.1%
Idaho 0 0 0.0%
Montana 0 0 0.0%
Nevada 0 0 0.0%
New Mexico 0 0 0.0%
Oregon 0 0 0.0%
Utah 0 0 0.0%
Washington 18 0.26 79.9%
Wyoming 0 0 0.0%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names MURPHY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 9 0.24 36.6% Maine 10 0.77 37.8% Massachusetts 24 0.36 67.1% New Hampshire 9 0.7 38.7% New Jersey 31 0.35 75.5% New York 47 0.24 88.3% Pennsylvania 33 0.26 83.6% Rhode Island 0 0 0.0% Vermont 4 0.63 37.7%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name MURPHY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 9 0.24 36.6%
Maine 10 0.77 37.8%
Massachusetts 24 0.36 67.1%
New Hampshire 9 0.7 38.7%
New Jersey 31 0.35 75.5%
New York 47 0.24 88.3%
Pennsylvania 33 0.26 83.6%
Rhode Island 0 0 0.0%
Vermont 4 0.63 37.7%
South State Statistics First-Names MURPHY State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 29 0.59 82.6% Arkansas 13 0.43 66.3% Delaware 0 0 0.0% Dist. of Columbia 7 1.11 38.6% Florida 79 0.4 93.0% Georgia 32 0.31 82.8% Kentucky 19 0.44 74.4% Louisiana 74 1.58 89.0% Maryland 34 0.57 85.3% Mississippi 27 0.89 80.2% North Carolina 64 0.64 92.3% Oklahoma 14 0.37 65.7% South Carolina 6 0.13 38.9% Tennessee 21 0.32 79.3% Texas 84 0.31 92.2% Virginia 33 0.39 82.4% West Virginia 0 0 0.0%

South States
State stats for the first name MURPHY

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 29 0.59 82.6%
Arkansas 13 0.43 66.3%
Delaware 0 0 0.0%
Dist. of Columbia 7 1.11 38.6%
Florida 79 0.4 93.0%
Georgia 32 0.31 82.8%
Kentucky 19 0.44 74.4%
Louisiana 74 1.58 89.0%
Maryland 34 0.57 85.3%
Mississippi 27 0.89 80.2%
North Carolina 64 0.64 92.3%
Oklahoma 14 0.37 65.7%
South Carolina 6 0.13 38.9%
Tennessee 21 0.32 79.3%
Texas 84 0.31 92.2%
Virginia 33 0.39 82.4%
West Virginia 0 0 0.0%
 

Full Names with MURPHY as a First Name

Summary

Shown are the top 20 most likely full names that have MURPHY as a first name. The length of the bars represents an estimate of the the number of people with the name expressed as a percentage of all the people named MURPHY.

The most popular full name is MURPHY Bailey. 2.16% of all the people named MURPHY have this family name.

There are 172 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name MURPHY

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 MURPHY Bailey 2.16%
2 MURPHY Brown 2.16%
3 MURPHY Johnson 2.16%
4 MURPHY Williams 2.16%
5 MURPHY Burke 1.73%
6 MURPHY Davis 1.73%
7 MURPHY Foster 1.73%
8 MURPHY Harris 1.73%
9 MURPHY King 1.73%
10 MURPHY Reed 1.73%
11 MURPHY Ward 1.73%
12 MURPHY Watson 1.30%
13 MURPHY Burgess 0.87%
14 MURPHY Collins 0.87%
15 MURPHY Conn 0.87%
16 MURPHY Draper 0.87%
17 MURPHY Ewing 0.87%
18 MURPHY Flynn 0.87%
19 MURPHY Hayes 0.87%
20 MURPHY Howland 0.87%

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