Morrissy births between 1864 and 1913


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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.
 

Districts where Morrissy and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Morrissey: 3171
  • O'Morrissey: 1
  • Morrissy: 1991
  • Morrisey: 261
  • Morissy: 120
  • Morrisy: 219
  • Morressy: 130
  • Morissey: 13
  • Morisey: 31
  • Morisy: 14
  • Morrisay: 1
  • Maurisy: 1
  • Morresy: 8
  • Moressy: 1
  • Marsey: 1
  • Morresey: 9
  • Morasy: 4
  • Maurissey: 4
  • Monissey: 3
  • Moresy: 3
  • Morosey: 4
  • Morosy: 2
  • Morrissee: 2

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