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Morrissey Name Meaning

Irish: Americanized form of Ó Muirgheasa ‘descendant of Muirgheas’, a personal name apparently derived from muir ‘sea’ + geas ‘taboo’, ‘prohibition’. However, according to MacLysaght, this surname is also derived from the Norman name de Marisco.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Morrissey Family Origin

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Morrissey Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    21%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Morrissey family was Carpenter. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Morrissey. The most common Morrissey occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Morrissey's were Laborers.

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Morrissey Life Expectancy

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