Morrissey heads of household in 1901 census


DEDs and surname occurences

Antrim: Cromac: 1
Antrim: Duncairn Ward: 1
Antrim: Windsor Ward: 1
Carlow: Borris: 1
Carlow: Carlow: 2
Carlow: Glynn: 3
Carlow: Grangeford: 1
Carlow: Johnstown: 1
Carlow: Myshall: 1
Carlow: Templepeter: 1
Carlow: Tullowbeg: 1
Clare: Drumcreehy: 1
Clare: Ennis No. 1 Urban: 1
Clare: Feakle: 1
Clare: Killimer: 1
Clare: Kilmurry: 3
Clare: Kiltenanlea: 1
Clare: Loughea: 1
Clare: Miltown Malbay: 4
Clare: Moueen: 1
Clare: Scariff: 1
Cork: Ballintemple: 1
Cork: Ballycotton: 1
Cork: Ballynoe: 2
Cork: Banteer: 1
Cork: Blackrock: 1
Cork: Blarney: 1
Cork: Buttevant: 3
Cork: Carrig: 1
Cork: Carrigtwohill: 1
Cork: Charleville: 1
Cork: Clonpriest: 1
Cork: Coole: 1
Cork: Cork No. 7 Urban, West Ward: 3
Cork: Cork Urban No. 4: 4
Cork: Cork Urban No. 5: 2
Cork: Corkbeg: 1
Cork: Dangan: 1
Cork: Doneraile: 1
Cork: Dripsey: 1
Cork: Dromina: 1
Cork: Fermoy Urban: 4
Cork: Garryvoe: 3
Cork: Glanworth West: 2
Cork: Kanturk: 1
Cork: Kilcronet: 4
Cork: Kilcullen: 1
Cork: Kilmaclenine: 1
Cork: Knocktemple: 1
Cork: Liscarroll: 1
Cork: Magourney: 1
Cork: Midleton: 2
Cork: Mitchelstown: 2
Cork: No. 2 Urban: 1
Cork: North East Ward: 2
Cork: North West Ward: 1
Cork: Queenstown Rural No. 1: 1
Cork: Queenstown Urban No. 1: 1
Cork: Skahanagh: 1
Cork: Springfort: 1
Cork: Streamhill: 1
Cork: Tullylease: 1
Cork: Youghal Urban: 4
Dublin: Arran Quay: 3
Dublin: Glasnevin: 1
Dublin: Howth: 1
Dublin: Inns Quay: 2
Dublin: Mansion House: 2
Dublin: Merchants Quay: 2
Dublin: Mountjoy: 4
Dublin: New Kilmainham: 3
Dublin: North City: 1
Dublin: North Dock: 2
Dublin: Pembroke West: 1
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar East: 1
Dublin: Rotunda: 4
Dublin: South City: 1
Dublin: South Dock: 3
Dublin: Wood Quay: 2
Galway: Aughrim: 2
Galway: Ballynakill: 1
Galway: Beaghmore: 1
Galway: Cloonkeen: 1
Galway: Drummaan: 1
Galway: Galway Urban: 1
Galway: Gort: 1
Galway: Greethill: 1
Galway: Killimore: 1
Galway: Kiltullagh: 1
Galway: Loughrea Town: 1
Galway: Portumna: 1
Galway: Rahasne: 1
Kerry: Brosna: 2
Kerry: Knocknagashel: 5
Kildare: Ballymore Eustace: 1
Kildare: Feighcullen: 1
Kildare: Inchaquire: 1
Kildare: Kildare: 3
Kildare: Newbridge: 2
Kildare: Oldconnell: 1
Kilkenny: Ballyhale: 1
Kilkenny: Ballyragget: 1
Kilkenny: Ballyvool: 1
Kilkenny: Bennettsbridge: 1
Kilkenny: Callan Rural: 1
Kilkenny: Castlecomer: 6
Kilkenny: Coolcraheen: 1
Kilkenny: Danesfort: 1
Kilkenny: Dunbell: 1
Kilkenny: Dunkitt: 1
Kilkenny: Dunnamaggan: 1
Kilkenny: Gowran: 2
Kilkenny: Graiguenamanagh: 2
Kilkenny: Inistioge: 1
Kilkenny: Johnstown: 1
Kilkenny: Kilfane: 2
Kilkenny: Kilkenny Rural: 1
Kilkenny: Kilkenny Urban: 8
Kilkenny: Killahy: 1
Kilkenny: Killamery: 4
Kilkenny: Kilmacar: 2
Kilkenny: Kilmakevoge: 1
Kilkenny: Kilmanagh: 1
Kilkenny: Knocktopher: 1
Kilkenny: Muckalee: 1
Kilkenny: Odagh: 1
Kilkenny: Pleberstown: 3
Kilkenny: Rosbercon: 1
Kilkenny: Shanbogh: 1
Kilkenny: Templeorum: 1
Kilkenny: Thomastown: 1
King's Co.: Birr Urban: 1
King's Co.: Bracknagh: 1
King's Co.: Edenderry: 1
Limerick: Ballingarry: 1
Limerick: Ballyagran: 1
Limerick: Ballygrennan: 1
Limerick: Ballynacragga North: 1
Limerick: Castletown: 1
Limerick: Colmanswell: 2
Limerick: Coolrus: 1
Limerick: Doon South: 1
Limerick: Doon West: 1
Limerick: Dromcolliher: 1
Limerick: Galbally: 1
Limerick: Glengort: 1
Limerick: Glentworth, Limerick No. 5: 3
Limerick: Kildimo: 1
Limerick: Kilfinny: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 1: 2
Limerick: Port: 1
Limerick: Shannon Ward No. 8 Limerick City: 1
Queen's Co.: Ballyroan: 2
Queen's Co.: Blandsfort: 1
Queen's Co.: Cuffsborough: 1
Queen's Co.: Luggacurren: 1
Queen's Co.: Portarlington South: 1
Queen's Co.: Rathdowney: 1
Queen's Co.: Rossmore: 1
Queen's Co.: Stradbally: 1
Queen's Co.: Tankardstown: 1
Roscommon: Ballinasloe Urban: 1
Tipperary: Anner: 1
Tipperary: Ardfinnan: 3
Tipperary: Ardmayle: 1
Tipperary: Ballina: 1
Tipperary: Ballinderry: 6
Tipperary: Ballybacon: 5
Tipperary: Ballyclerahan: 1
Tipperary: Ballyphilip: 1
Tipperary: Ballysheehan: 1
Tipperary: Bansha: 2
Tipperary: Bourney East: 1
Tipperary: Caher: 5
Tipperary: Carrick Beg Urban Carrick-on-Suir Town: 1
Tipperary: Cashel Rural: 3
Tipperary: Cashel Urban: 1
Tipperary: Clogheen: 2
Tipperary: Cloneen: 3
Tipperary: Clonmel East Urban: 3
Tipperary: Clonmel West Urban: 3
Tipperary: Clonoulty West: 1
Tipperary: Cooleagh: 2
Tipperary: Crohane: 1
Tipperary: Derrygrath: 3
Tipperary: Donohill: 1
Tipperary: Gaile: 1
Tipperary: Glengar: 1
Tipperary: Gortkelly: 1
Tipperary: Graigue: 1
Tipperary: Inishlounaght: 1
Tipperary: Kilcash: 3
Tipperary: Kilcoran: 2
Tipperary: Kilfeakle: 1
Tipperary: Killea: 1
Tipperary: Killeenasteena: 1
Tipperary: Killenaule: 2
Tipperary: Kilmore: 1
Tipperary: Kilpatrick: 1
Tipperary: Knockgraffon: 1
Tipperary: Lisronagh: 1
Tipperary: Magorban: 4
Tipperary: Mortlestown: 3
Tipperary: Moyaliff: 1
Tipperary: Nenagh Rural: 1
Tipperary: Nenagh West Urban: 1
Tipperary: Newcastle: 1
Tipperary: Oughterleague: 1
Tipperary: Templemore: 5
Tipperary: Templeneiry: 3
Tipperary: Templetouhy: 1
Tipperary: Tipperary Rural: 2
Tipperary: Tipperary West Urban: 1
Tipperary: Tubrid: 3
Tipperary: Tullaghmelan: 2
Tipperary: Tullaghorton: 2
Tipperary: Tullamain: 2
Waterford: Annestown: 3
Waterford: Ardmore: 4
Waterford: Ballheeny: 1
Waterford: Ballydurn: 1
Waterford: Ballyin: 7
Waterford: Ballymacarbry: 1
Waterford: Ballymacart: 2
Waterford: Ballynakill: 2
Waterford: Ballynamult: 2
Waterford: Cappagh: 2
Waterford: Cappoquin: 5
Waterford: Castlerichard: 1
Waterford: Clonea: 3
Waterford: Colligan: 4
Waterford: Comeragh: 1
Waterford: Coumaraglin: 2
Waterford: Dromana: 6
Waterford: Dromore: 2
Waterford: Drumroe: 1
Waterford: Dungarvan No. 1: 17
Waterford: Dungarvan No. 2: 1
Waterford: Dungarvan Rural: 4
Waterford: Dunhill: 2
Waterford: Glen: 1
Waterford: Graignagower: 2
Waterford: Grange: 2
Waterford: Kilbarrymeaden: 2
Waterford: Kilcockin: 2
Waterford: Killea: 3
Waterford: Killoteran: 1
Waterford: Kilmacleague: 1
Waterford: Kilmacomma: 3
Waterford: Kilmacthomas: 6
Waterford: Kilronan: 2
Waterford: Kinsalebeg: 1
Waterford: Knockaunbrandaun: 1
Waterford: Lismore Rural: 2
Waterford: Lismore Urban Lismore Town: 2
Waterford: Newtown: 2
Waterford: Pembrokestown: 1
Waterford: Portlaw: 4
Waterford: Rathmoylan: 1
Waterford: Reisk: 2
Waterford: Ringville: 6
Waterford: Seskinan: 3
Waterford: St. Mary's Clonmee: 3
Waterford: Stradbally: 1
Waterford: Tallow: 5
Waterford: Tramore: 8
Waterford: Waterford Urban No. 2: 2
Waterford: Waterford Urban No. 3: 14
Waterford: Waterford Urban No. 4: 3
Waterford: Waterford Urban No. 5: 7
Waterford: Woodstown: 2
Westmeath: Athlone Town: 1
Wexford: Adamstown: 2
Wexford: Ardcavan: 2
Wexford: Bree: 1
Wexford: Carrickbyrne: 1
Wexford: Castleboro': 1
Wexford: Enniscorthy Rural: 2
Wexford: Enniscorthy Urban: 1
Wexford: Fethard: 2
Wexford: Killann: 5
Wexford: New Ross Rural: 3
Wexford: New Ross Urban: 3
Wexford: Newbawn: 1
Wexford: Newtownbarry: 5
Wexford: Templetown: 2
Wexford: The Leap: 1
Wexford: Tintern: 1
Wexford: Whitechurch: 2
Wicklow: Arklow Rural: 1
Wicklow: Wicklow Town: 1

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1901 census entry.

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.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

Morissey: 2
Morissy: 3
Morisy: 1
Morresey: 1
Morressy: 13
Morresy: 2
Morrisay: 2
Morrisey: 24
Morrissey: 292
Morrissy: 135
Morrisy: 8

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