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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Murthy

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Alt. Meaning

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

U is for useful, always to others.

R is for reassuring, eliminating doubts!

T is for tender, loving nature.

H is for happy, your wonderful laugh.

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

Notable Persons With the Last Name Murthy

N. R. Narayana Murthy is a chairman emeritus infosys, infosys, and chairman emeritusinfosys. N. was born on August 20th, 1946 in Mysore, Kingdom of Mysore , India.


Sudha Murthy is a chairperson and infosys foundation. Sudha was given the name Sudha Kulkarni on August 19th, 1950 in Shiggaon, Karnataka, India.


Vivek H. Murthy is a 19th Surgeon General of the United States. Vivek was born on July 10th, 1977 in Huddersfield.


Udaykumar was an actor, film producer, director, writer, novelist, and lyricist. He was most active from 1956 to 1985. Udaykumar was given the name Bommasandra Srinivasaiah Suryanarayana Murthy on March 5th, 1933 in Palakkodu. Udaykumar is also known as Uday Kumar and Udaya Kumar. He died on December 26th, 1985.


Veturi Sundara Rama Murthy was a poet, lyricist, and songwriter. He holds the title Dr. and Dr. (Honorary Doctorate). Veturi was born on January 29th, 1936 in Pedakallepalli, Krishna Dt., Andhra Pradesh, India. Veturi is also known as Veturi. He died on May 22nd, 2010.


R. Narayana Murthy is an actor, film director, and film producer. R. was born on December 31st, 1953 in Andhra Pradesh.


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Popularity of Murthy as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Murthy U.S.
  White 6.94% 64.26%
  African American 1.03% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 89.43% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.44% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Murthy

People with the last name Murthy are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Murthy

  • How Popular is the name Murthy? As a last name Murthy was the 20,818th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Murthy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Murthy is Monday, May 19th, 1902.
  • How unique is the name Murthy? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Murthy. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Murthy: Your name in reverse order is Yhtrum. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tyhumr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Murthy? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,268 people with the last name Murthy.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Murthy? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Murthy as their last name since less than 1 person in 233k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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