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No Murris households in mid-19th century Ireland


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


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No Murris households in the Primary Valuation between 1847 and 1864.

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

Morris: Very numerous: all areas, especially South East, Midlands, Connacht. Ir. Ó Muiris (ASC), Ó Muirghis (SGG). The name is English and Scottish from first name Maurice "like a Moor". Normans, first appearing as de Marisco, they became one of the "Tribes of Galway". The name may also stand for Ó Muirgheasa, usually Morrissy. It is quite common in Ulster with a strong Scottish element. IF.
Morrish: Very rare: Cork. Variant of Morris.
de Moiréis: Morris: líonmhar i gcoitinne. Angla-Normannaigh go raibh de Marisco ortha ar dtús.Ceann de "Threabhanna na Gaillimhe" ó 1485. Bhí Michael Morris, Tiarna Chill Aithinn, ina uachtarán ar na Cluichí Oilimpeacha le déanaí (1980).
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.
Ó Muirghis: Morris: ar aon dul le Ó Muirgheasa.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
Maurice 26
Morris 1090
Morriss 13


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Muirgheasa
Ó Muirghis
Fmorris
Mores
Morice
Moris
Morish
Moriss
Morres
Morrice
Morrish
Morrys
Murris
de Moiréis


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