Morris


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  • Morris in 1659.

  • Morris births mapped 1864-1913

  • Morris 1901 census map

  • Morris 1911 census map

  • Morris Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname



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  • Full surname history
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    Morris




Parishes where Morris and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Antrim:11Armagh:38Belfast city:15Carlow:18
Cavan:19Clare:9Cork:27Cork city:8
Derry:17Donegal:7Down:14Dublin:21
Dublin city:14Fermanagh:19Galway:93Kerry:17
Kildare:6Kilkenny:58Laois:18Leitrim:10
Limerick:3Limerick city:1Longford:11Louth:15
Mayo:51Meath:21Monaghan:28Offaly:49
Roscommon:75Sligo:5Tipperary:85Tyrone:213
Waterford:21Westmeath:8Wexford:52Wicklow:13

Surname Dictionary

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).
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.
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 in Griffith's
& total households

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Maurice: 26
Morris: 1090
Morriss: 13

Non-Griffith's Variants

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de Moireis
Fmorris
Marris
Mores
Morice
Moris
Morish
Moriss
Morres
Morrice
Morrish
Morrits
Morrys
Murris
O Morris
O Morrish
O Muirgheasa
O Muirghis


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