Last name: MURTAGH

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MURTAGH : This last name is indexed 23,639 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MURTAGH : Irish:: 1: midland Anglicized form of Ó Muircheartaigh ‘descendant of Muircheartach’ a personal name meaning ‘navigator’; compare Moriarty in Munster. See also Scottish Murdoch. Variants with a final -ie or -y may also be shortened forms of McMurdie etc. from the same personal name.2: in Ulster a possible variant of the related Scottish surname Murdoch.

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