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Origins of the Morrisy surname

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About the Morrisys

We have a total number of 1609 records for people with the last name Morrisy.

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Where do most Morrisys live?

In 1921, most Morrisys lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Morrisys

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 271 records for the Morrisy surname. The oldest one dates back to 1900.

Who were Morrisys most likely to marry?

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Walshs

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What are the most common Morrisy first names?

  • John
  • James
  • Mary
  • Bridget

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Common jobs for Morrisys

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

Common Female occupations for Morrisys in 1921
Brush Drawer

2

Domestic Servant

2

Dressmaker

2

School Teacher

2

Washer

2

Common Male occupations for Morrisys in 1921
Dock Labourer

5

Joiner

4

Carpenter

3

Compositor

3

Agricultural Labourer

2

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