Morrissey heads of household in the 1911 census


Counties, DEDs and heads of households

Antrim: Clogh: 4
Antrim: Court Ward: 1
Antrim: Dock Ward: 1
Antrim: Smithfield: 1
Armagh: Portadown Urban: 1
Carlow: Borris: 1
Carlow: Glynn: 3
Carlow: Myshall: 1
Carlow: Templepeter: 1
Carlow: Tullow Urban: 1
Carlow: Tullowbeg: 1
Clare: Cahermurphy: 1
Clare: Cappaghabaun: 1
Clare: Clareabbey: 1
Clare: Ennis No. 2 Urban: 1
Clare: Feakle: 1
Clare: Killadysert: 1
Clare: Killokennedy: 1
Clare: Kilmurry: 2
Clare: Kiltenanlea: 1
Clare: Scarriff: 2
Cork: Ballintemple: 1
Cork: Ballyclogh: 1
Cork: Ballynoe: 1
Cork: Banteer: 2
Cork: Blarney: 1
Cork: Buttevant: 2
Cork: Caherduggan: 1
Cork: Carrigtohill: 1
Cork: Castlehyde: 1
Cork: Castlemartyr: 1
Cork: Clonfert West: 1
Cork: Coolclough: 1
Cork: Coole: 2
Cork: Cork No. 1 Urban: 1
Cork: Cork No. 3 Urban: 2
Cork: Cork No. 4 Urban (part of): 5
Cork: Cork No. 5 Urban: 1
Cork: Cork No. 7 Urban: 2
Cork: Corkbeg: 1
Cork: Dangan: 1
Cork: Doneraile: 2
Cork: Douglas: 1
Cork: Dripsey: 1
Cork: Dromina: 1
Cork: Fermoy Urban: 4
Cork: Garryvoe: 3
Cork: Glanworth West: 1
Cork: Gowlane: 1
Cork: Kilcronat: 3
Cork: Kilcullen: 1
Cork: Killeagh: 1
Cork: Kilmaclenine: 1
Cork: Knockmourne: 2
Cork: Liscarroll: 2
Cork: Magourney: 1
Cork: Mallow Rural: 1
Cork: Middleton Urban: 1
Cork: Mitchelstown: 2
Cork: Monkstown: 1
Cork: Newtown: 1
Cork: Queenstown No. 2 Urban: 3
Cork: Rathcormack: 1
Cork: Skull: 1
Cork: Springfort: 1
Cork: Streamhill: 1
Cork: Tullylease: 1
Cork: Youghal Urban: 4
Dublin: Arran Quay: 3
Dublin: Balbriggan Urban, Part of: 1
Dublin: Blackrock No. 2: 1
Dublin: Dundrum: 1
Dublin: Fitzwilliam: 2
Dublin: Howth: 2
Dublin: Inn's Quay: 1
Dublin: Inns Quay: 3
Dublin: Mansion House: 2
Dublin: Mountjoy: 4
Dublin: New Kilmainham: 5
Dublin: North City: 1
Dublin: North Dock: 1
Dublin: Pembroke West: 2
Dublin: Rathmines & Rathgar East: 2
Dublin: Rotunda: 4
Dublin: Royal Exchange: 1
Dublin: Usher's Quay: 3
Fermanagh: Crum: 1
Galway: Aughrim: 1
Galway: Ballynakill: 1
Galway: Beaghmore: 1
Galway: Creggs: 1
Galway: Derryglassaun: 1
Galway: Glennamaddy: 2
Galway: Greethill: 2
Galway: Killimor: 1
Galway: Loughrea Urban: 1
Galway: Rahasane: 3
Galway: Tiaquin: 1
Kerry: Brosna: 1
Kerry: Crinny: 1
Kerry: Knocknagashel: 4
Kerry: Moynsha: 1
Kildare: Ballymore Eustace: 1
Kildare: Castledermot: 1
Kildare: Celbridge: 1
Kildare: Dunmurry: 1
Kildare: Feighcullen: 1
Kildare: Inchaquire: 1
Kildare: Kildare: 2
Kildare: Kill: 1
Kildare: Lackagh: 1
Kildare: Morristownbiller: 1
Kildare: Newbridge Rural: 1
Kildare: Newbridge Urban: 2
Kildare: Oldconnell: 2
Kilkenny: Aughaviller: 1
Kilkenny: Ballinamara: 1
Kilkenny: Ballydonnell: 1
Kilkenny: Ballyhale: 1
Kilkenny: Ballyragget: 1
Kilkenny: Ballyvool: 1
Kilkenny: Bennetsbridge: 1
Kilkenny: Callan Rural: 2
Kilkenny: Callan Urban: 2
Kilkenny: Clogharinka: 1
Kilkenny: Coolcraheen: 1
Kilkenny: Dinnamaggan: 1
Kilkenny: Dunbell: 2
Kilkenny: Dysartmoon: 1
Kilkenny: Ennisnag: 1
Kilkenny: Freshford: 3
Kilkenny: Gowran: 1
Kilkenny: Inistioge: 2
Kilkenny: Jerpoint West: 2
Kilkenny: Kilbeacon: 1
Kilkenny: Kilfane: 1
Kilkenny: Kilkenny No. 1 Urban: 6
Kilkenny: Kilkenny No. 2 Urban: 2
Kilkenny: Kilkenny Rural: 1
Kilkenny: Killahy: 1
Kilkenny: Killamery: 3
Kilkenny: Kilmacar: 2
Kilkenny: Kilmanagh: 1
Kilkenny: Knocktopher: 1
Kilkenny: Muckalee: 1
Kilkenny: Odagh: 1
Kilkenny: Pleberstown: 3
Kilkenny: Rathpatrick: 1
Kilkenny: Rosbercon Rural: 2
Kilkenny: Rower: 1
Kilkenny: St. Canice's: 1
Kilkenny: Stoneyford: 1
Kilkenny: Templeorum: 1
Kilkenny: Thomastown: 2
King's Co.: Brachnagh: 3
King's Co.: Edenderry Urban: 2
King's Co.: Gallen: 1
Limerick: Adare South: 1
Limerick: Aughinish: 1
Limerick: Ballingarry: 1
Limerick: Ballyagran: 2
Limerick: Ballynoe: 1
Limerick: Ballysimon: 1
Limerick: Bruff: 1
Limerick: Bruree: 1
Limerick: Colmanswell: 2
Limerick: Coolrus: 2
Limerick: Doon South: 1
Limerick: Doon West: 1
Limerick: Dromard: 1
Limerick: Dunnaman: 2
Limerick: Galbally: 1
Limerick: Glengort: 2
Limerick: Kildimo: 1
Limerick: Kilfinny: 2
Limerick: Limerick No. 1 Urban: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 2 Urban: 1
Limerick: Limerick No. 3 Urban: 2
Limerick: Limerick No. 4 Urban: 2
Limerick: Limerick No. 5 Urban: 3
Limerick: Limerick No. 6 Urban: 2
Limerick: Limerick No. 8 Urban: 1
Limerick: Mountplummer: 1
Limerick: Port: 2
Longford: Longford No. 1 Urban: 1
Mayo: Kilcommon: 2
Queen's Co.: Abbeyleix: 1
Queen's Co.: Clonkeen: 1
Queen's Co.: Cuffsborough: 1
Queen's Co.: Luggagurren: 1
Queen's Co.: Maryborough Urban: 1
Queen's Co.: Portarlington South: 1
Queen's Co.: Rossmore: 1
Queen's Co.: Stradbally: 1
Sligo: Tobercurry: 1
Tipperary: Abington: 2
Tipperary: Anner: 2
Tipperary: Ardfinan: 4
Tipperary: Ardmoyle: 1
Tipperary: Ardsallagh: 1
Tipperary: Ballina: 1
Tipperary: Ballybacon: 5
Tipperary: Ballycahill: 1
Tipperary: Ballycarron: 1
Tipperary: Ballyclerahan: 1
Tipperary: Ballygriffin: 1
Tipperary: Ballykisteen: 1
Tipperary: Ballyphilip: 3
Tipperary: Ballysheehan: 1
Tipperary: Bansha: 1
Tipperary: Bourney East: 1
Tipperary: Burncourt: 1
Tipperary: Caher: 2
Tipperary: Cappagh: 1
Tipperary: Carrick-on-Suir (Urban): 7
Tipperary: Carrickbeg Urban: 1
Tipperary: Cashel Rural: 4
Tipperary: Cashel Urban: 8
Tipperary: Clogheen: 2
Tipperary: Cloneen: 2
Tipperary: Clonmel East Urban: 3
Tipperary: Clonmel Rural: 1
Tipperary: Clonmel West Urban: 9
Tipperary: Clonoulty West: 1
Tipperary: Derrygrath: 3
Tipperary: Donohill: 3
Tipperary: Farranrory: 2
Tipperary: Fethard Town: 1
Tipperary: Gaile: 1
Tipperary: Glengar: 1
Tipperary: Golden: 1
Tipperary: Gortkelly: 1
Tipperary: Graigue: 1
Tipperary: Inishlounaght: 2
Tipperary: Kilcash: 3
Tipperary: Kilcoran: 2
Tipperary: Kilfeakle: 2
Tipperary: Killea: 1
Tipperary: Killeenasteena: 1
Tipperary: Killenaule: 2
Tipperary: Kilmore: 1
Tipperary: Kilmucklin: 1
Tipperary: Kilmurry: 2
Tipperary: Kilpatrick: 1
Tipperary: Knockgraffon: 1
Tipperary: Lisronagh: 1
Tipperary: Loughmoe: 1
Tipperary: Magorban: 5
Tipperary: Mortlestown: 3
Tipperary: Moyaliff: 1
Tipperary: Moyne: 1
Tipperary: Mullinahone: 1
Tipperary: Nenagh East Urban: 1
Tipperary: Nenagh West Urban: 1
Tipperary: Newcastle: 2
Tipperary: Newport: 1
Tipperary: Oughterleague: 1
Tipperary: Peppardstown: 1
Tipperary: Templemore Urban: 2
Tipperary: Templeneiry: 2
Tipperary: Templetouhy: 1
Tipperary: Tipperary Rural: 3
Tipperary: Tipperary West Urban: 3
Tipperary: Tubbrid: 3
Tipperary: Tullaghmelan: 4
Tipperary: Tullaghorton: 1
Tipperary: Tullamain: 2
Waterford: Annestown: 3
Waterford: Ardmore: 3
Waterford: Ballydurn: 1
Waterford: Ballyhane: 1
Waterford: Ballyheeny: 2
Waterford: Ballyin: 4
Waterford: Ballymacarbry: 1
Waterford: Ballymacart: 2
Waterford: Ballynamult: 3
Waterford: Cappagh: 2
Waterford: Cappoquin: 8
Waterford: Carrigcastle: 1
Waterford: Castlerichard: 1
Waterford: Clonea: 3
Waterford: Colligan: 4
Waterford: Dromana: 6
Waterford: Dromore: 3
Waterford: Drumroe: 1
Waterford: Dungarvan No. 1 Urban: 10
Waterford: Dungarvan No. 2 Urban: 3
Waterford: Dungarvan Rural: 4
Waterford: Dunhill: 2
Waterford: Gardenmorris: 1
Waterford: Georgestown: 1
Waterford: Glen: 1
Waterford: Graignagower: 1
Waterford: Grallagh: 1
Waterford: Grange: 3
Waterford: Kilbarrymeaden: 3
Waterford: Kilcockan: 3
Waterford: Killea: 1
Waterford: Killoteran: 1
Waterford: Kilmacomma: 2
Waterford: Kilmacthomas: 6
Waterford: Kilmeadan: 1
Waterford: Kilronan: 1
Waterford: Kinsalebeg: 1
Waterford: Knockaunbrandaun: 1
Waterford: Lismore: 6
Waterford: Modelligo: 1
Waterford: Newcastle: 1
Waterford: Newtown: 6
Waterford: No. 1 Urban: 1
Waterford: Portlaw: 3
Waterford: Rathmoylan: 1
Waterford: Reisk: 1
Waterford: Ringville: 4
Waterford: Seskinan: 1
Waterford: St. Mary's: 1
Waterford: Stradbally: 3
Waterford: Tallow: 4
Waterford: Tramore: 8
Waterford: Waterford No. 2 Urban: 4
Waterford: Waterford No. 3 Urban: 12
Waterford: Waterford No. 4 Urban: 2
Waterford: Waterford No. 5 Urban: 2
Waterford: Waterford Urban No. 1: 3
Westmeath: Athlone East Urban: 1
Westmeath: Mullingar North Urban: 1
Wexford: Adamstown: 1
Wexford: Ballymitty: 1
Wexford: Carrickbyrne: 2
Wexford: Castleboro': 1
Wexford: Clongeen: 1
Wexford: Enniscorthy Rural: 3
Wexford: Enniscorthy Urban: 4
Wexford: Ferns: 1
Wexford: Fethard: 2
Wexford: Kilgarvan: 1
Wexford: Killann: 3
Wexford: Killincooly: 1
Wexford: Killurin: 1
Wexford: New Ross, Urban: 5
Wexford: Newtownbarry: 5
Wexford: Rathaspick: 1
Wexford: Taghmon: 1
Wexford: Templetown: 2
Wexford: The Leap: 2
Wexford: Wexford Rural: 2
Wexford: Whitechurch: 1
Wicklow: Aughrim: 1
Wicklow: Bray No.1: 1
Wicklow: Kilmacanoge: 1
Wicklow: Togher: 1
Wicklow: Wicklow Urban: 1

Click on the red marker on the map below for a link to the full 1911 census entry.

For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog 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 1911, with total occurences

Monissey: 1
Moressy: 1
Morisey: 2
Morissey: 3
Morissy: 1
Morisy: 2
Morressy: 7
Morresy: 1
Morrisey: 31
Morrissey: 352
Morrissy: 96
Morrisy: 4

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