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Origins Available: Scottish-Alt, Scottish


The Morieson family name was first used in ancient Scotland by people descended from Viking settlers. It is derived from the Gaelic MacGhillie Mhoire, meaning "son of the servant of St. Mary."

Morieson Early Origins



The surname Morieson was first found in on the Isle of Lewis (Scottish Gaelic: Ledhas), where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Morieson Spelling Variations


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Morieson Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Morrison, Morison, Morieson and many more.

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Morieson Early History


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Morieson Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Morieson research. Another 525 words (38 lines of text) covering the years 1164, 1600, 1950, 1893, 1961 and are included under the topic Early Morieson History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Morieson Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Morieson Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Morieson Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Morieson In Ireland


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Morieson In Ireland



Some of the Morieson family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 105 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Daniel Morrison who settled in Boston in 1767; along with: Darby 1766; James 1765; John 1822; Michael 1822; Elizabeth 1635; Francis Morrison settled in Virginia in 1650.

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Sunt tria haec unum
Motto Translation: These three things are one


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Morieson Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The Morieson Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Morieson Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 7 November 2014 at 10:38.

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