First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Murlin

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

U is for unique, your love of life.

R is for rewards, from your hard work

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

I is for inclusive, never leaving others out

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Murlin

Lemuel Herbert Murlin was a President of Depauw University, President of Boston University, President of Baker University, DePauw University, Boston University, and Baker University. Lemuel was born on November 16th, 1861 in Neptune, Ohio. He breathed his last breath on June 20th, 1935.


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Popularity of Murlin as a last name

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Common last names for Murlin

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Murlin U.S.
  White 92.35% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.29% 16.26%

Of Last Name Murlin

People with the last name Murlin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Murlin

  • How Popular is the name Murlin? Murlin is the 21,014th most popular name of all time. As a last name Murlin was the 105,079th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Murlin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 321 babies born with the first name Murlin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Murlin to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Murlin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Murlin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Murlin is Tuesday, September 19th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Murlin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Murlin was in 1927 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Murlin: Your name in reverse order is Nilrum. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ulrimn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Murlin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 170 people with the last name Murlin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Murlin? Murlin is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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