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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Murtha

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Alt. Meaning

M is for melody, the song of life.

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

A is for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Notable Persons With the Last Name Murtha

John Murtha was a congressman. His most notable accomplishments were from 1974 to 2010. His military service ended in 1990. John was given the name John Patrick Murtha, Jr. on June 17th, 1932 in New Martinsville, West Virginia. He passed away on February 8th, 2010.


Lydon Murtha is a football player. His career lasted from 2009 to 2010. Lydon was born on November 13th, 1985 in Hutchinson, Minnesota.


John Garvan Murtha is a Senior Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont, Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Vermont, Senior Judgeof theUnited Stat. John was born on March 3rd, 1941.


William was born on January 3rd, 1841. He passed away on April 15th, 1891.


Andrew was born on October 19th, 1965.


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Popularity of Murtha as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Murtha U.S.
  White 84.05% 64.26%
  African American 0.73% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.96% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.62% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.54% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.11% 16.26%

Of Last Name Murtha

People with the last name Murtha are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Murtha

  • How Popular is the name Murtha? Murtha is the 74,767th most popular name of all time. As a last name Murtha was the 9,137th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Murtha have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10 babies born with the first name Murtha in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Murtha? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Murtha first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Murtha is Monday, August 9th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Murtha born? The highest recorded use of the first name Murtha was in 1918 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Murtha: Your name in reverse order is Ahtrum. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mrutah. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Murtha? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,573 people with the last name Murtha.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Murtha? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Murtha as their last name.

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