Surname MURRAY (1)

SOURCE: Location
USAGE: Scottish
PRONOUNCED: MUR-ee   [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from the region in Scotland called Moray meaning "seaboard settlement". A notable bearer of this surname was General James Murray (1721-1794), who was the first British Governor-General of Canada.

Categories

ocean, place names, water

Related Names

VARIANT: Moray
SAME SPELLING: Murray (2)