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Origins of the Morrison surname

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About the Morrisons

We have a total number of 253614 records for people with the last name Morrison.

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Alternative variations of the name Morrison

Morrison, Morison, Morisone, Marrison, Morrisone

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Where do most Morrisons live?

In 1921, most Morrisons lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Morrisons

How common is your surname?

253rd most common surname in the UK

We have 166,000 records for the Morrison surname. The oldest one dates back to .

Who were Morrisons most likely to marry?

Smiths

&

Browns

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What are the most common Morrison first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Margaret

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Morrison family members

Common jobs for Morrisons

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Morrisons in 1921
Dressmaker

906

Domestic Servant

897

Housekeeper

595

General Servant

477

F S

449

Common Male occupations for Morrisons in 1921
Fisherman

1,186

Crofter

889

Farm Servant

692

Coal Miner

684

Tailor

644

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