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Morris Surname Origin

(Origin Welsh) From Mawr and rys, a hero, a warrior, a brave man. Marth, the great, the warlike, same as Mavors.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




Morris  Surname Meaning and Family Facts

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