Murphy Family DNA Project- Background



Morphew, Murphey, Murphree, Murphrey, Murphy


The focus of this group is the Murphy surname. Our goal is to help Murphys around the globe find kin and pinpoint their unique Irish origins.

Murphy is one of the most common surnames in Ireland. We have been surprised to learn that the majority of Murphys living today fit into one of four Murphy families. Haplotype I Murphys descend from Niall of the Nine Hostages.

Click on the "Y-DNA Results" tab to your left to learn more.

Please send Murphy pedigrees back to your earliest known Murphy ancestors to Nathan W. Murphy at