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Morrissey households in mid-19th century Ireland

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See below for a parish-by-parish breakdown of household numbers in each county (paying).

Morrissey households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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Carlow 19 Clare 17
Cork 21 Down 2
Dublin city 3 Fermanagh 1
Galway 21 Kerry 3
Kildare 7 Kilkenny 110
Laois 16 Leitrim 1
Limerick 37 Limerick city 2
Meath 1 Roscommon 1
Tipperary 63 Waterford 5
Wexford 34    

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

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.

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Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Morissey 8
Morissy 14
Morressy 4
Morrisey 11
Morrissey 364
Morrissy 841
Morrisy 11


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Muirgheasa
Marsee
Marsey
Maurisy
Moressie
Moressy
Morisey
Morisy
Morracy
Morresy
Morrisay
Morsee
Morsy
O'Morrissey


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