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MORRISON - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname MORRISON

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Definition: Patronymic name meaning "son of Morris." The given name Morris means "darkie." Most commonly from Scotland and North England.

Surname Origin: English, Scottish

Alternate Surname Spellings: MORRISHON, MORRISSON, MORISSON, MORISON

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FamilySearch - MORRISON Genealogy
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MORRISON Surname Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Morrison surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

Surname Finder - MORRISON Genealogy & Family Resources
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Cousin Connect - MORRISON Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - MORRISON Genealogy & Family History
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MyCinnamonToast.com - MORRISON Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the MORRISON surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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