Meaning and Origin of: McMorrow

Family name origins & meanings

  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Murchadha, a patronymic from the personal name Murchadh ‘sea warrior’, from muir ‘sea’ + cath ‘battle’. In Leinster this name is usually Anglicized as McMurrough and in Ulster as Murphy.
  • Irish : usual Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Muireadhaigh (see McMurray).