Murchison Family History
Murchison Name Meaning
Scottish (northwestern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Murchaidh ‘son of Murchadh’ a Gaelic name meaning ‘sea warrior’; see Murchie Murphy . The Gaelic patronymic prefix Mac has been translated into the English patronymic suffix -son.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022