Morrissy


    Maps

  • Morrissy in 1659.

  • Morrissy births mapped 1864-1913

  • Morrissy 1901 census map

  • Morrissy 1911 census map

  • Morrissy Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 1

Parishes where Morrissy and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

Click on a county to see more detail
Belfast city:2Carlow:2Clare:36Cork:63
Cork city:2Down:3Dublin:1Dublin city:2
Galway:31Kerry:17Kildare:6Kilkenny:40
Laois:11Limerick:42Limerick city:2Meath:2
Offaly:5Tipperary:237Waterford:313Westmeath:1
Wexford:23

Surname Dictionary

Morrissey numerous: Particularly South East and Munster. Ir. Ó Muirgheasa, from first name Muirgheas, sea-valour. A sept of Uí Fiachrach, Sligo, now more usually represented in Connacht by Morris, q.v. In Munster, it derives from Norman de Marisco.
Ó Muirgheasa Morrissey, Morris: líonmhar: Connachta & Mumhain. Bhí clann de chuid Uí Fiachrach i Sligeach, go mbíonn Morris orthu anois. Dealraíonn sé gur Angla-Normannaigh, de Marisco, a ghin muintir Mhuirgheasa sa Mhumhain agus Laighin. Fréamh: muir + gus .i. neart mara. Litriú nua: Ó Muireasa. IF.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

Click here to see all variants on a single map

Click on a name to see it on the map.

Morissey: 8
Morissy: 14
Morressy: 4
Morrisey: 11
Morrissey: 364
Morrissy: 841
Morrisy: 11

Non-Griffith's Variants

Click here for all variant sources.

Click on a name below for just its sources.

Marsee
Marsey
Maurissey
Maurisy
Monissey
Morasy
Moressie
Moressy
Moresy
Morisey
Morisy
Morosey
Morosy
Morracy
Morresey
Morresy
Morrisay
Morrissee
Morsee
Morsy
Muresie
O Muirgheasa
O'Morrissey


Irish Times subscribers | | John Grenham | | Sitemap | | Login | | Subscribe | | Contact | | FAQs | | What's new?| | Privacy policy

Copyright © John Grenham 2018