Morrissy



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Morrissy 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).

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


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Belfast city 2 Carlow 2
Clare 36 Cork 63
Cork city 2 Down 3
Dublin 1 Dublin city 2
Galway 31 Kerry 17
Kildare 6 Kilkenny 40
Laois 11 Limerick 42
Limerick city 2 Meath 2
Offaly 5 Tipperary 237
Waterford 313 Westmeath 1
Wexford 23    

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.


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
Maurisy
Moressie
Moressy
Morisey
Morisy
Morracy
Morresy
Morrisay
Morsee
Morsy
O'Morrissey


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