Morrison



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Antrim:107Armagh:58Belfast city:39Cavan:10
Cork:38Cork city:13Derry:105Donegal:16
Down:143Dublin:11Dublin city:10Fermanagh:56
Kildare:3Kilkenny:2Laois:1Leitrim:4
Limerick:14Limerick city:3Longford:2Mayo:16
Meath:2Monaghan:23Offaly:1Roscommon:5
Sligo:78Tyrone:41Waterford:8Westmeath:10
Wexford:3Wicklow:1

Surname Dictionary

Mac Muiris FitzMaurice, Morrison: líonmhar: Luimneach-an Clár-Ciarraí & Gaillimh-Ros Comáin-Maigh Eo. Tá Mac Morris le fáil i bhFear Manach-Tír Eoghain-Doire. Tá trí chlann san áireamh: (1) Tiarnaí Leic Snámha i gCiarraí. (2) craobh de mhuintir Priondargás i Maigh Eo. (3) Clann faoi leith in Ultaibh nach fios go díreach cérbh iad. Bhí Séamas Mac Muiris mhic an Iarla (1530-79) i gceannas ar an éirí amach sa Mhumhain i 1579 ach maraíodh an bhliain chéanna é.
Morrison Very numerous: all areas,but mainly E Ulster. Ir. Mac Muiris. Scottish and English generally. Muiris is the usual gaelicisation of first name Maurice, and was adopted by as a patronymic by the Prendergasts of Mayo. IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Morison: 5
Morisson: 2
Morrison: 823
Morrisson: 155

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Mac Muiris
Morrisin
Murrison


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