Home

Digital Products

Prints

Apparel

Home & Barware

Gifts


Customer Service



Morrisette History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The majestic country of France is the ancestral homeland of the distinguished surname Morrisette.The earliest forms of hereditary surnames in France were the patronymic surnames, which are derived from the father's given name, and metronymic surnames, which are derived from the mother's given name. The patronyms were derived from a variety of given names that were of many different origins. The name Morrisette was originally derived from the early Christian given name Mauritius, which itself comes from the Phoenician word mauharim, meaning eastern.

Early Origins of the Morrisette family


The surname Morrisette was first found in Guyenne, where the family was anciently seated.

Early History of the Morrisette family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Morrisette research.
Another 162 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1592, 1661, 1756, 1767, 1821, 1841, and 1895 are included under the topic Early Morrisette History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Morrisette Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Morise, Morisse, Morice, Maurice, Maurisse, Moriset, Morriset, Morisette, Morrisette, Morisset, Morrisset, Morissette, Morrissette, Mauricet, Morisot, Morissot, Maurissot, Morison, Morisson and many more.

Early Notables of the Morrisette family (pre 1700)


Another 41 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Morrisette Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Morrisette family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Charles Antoine Morisset, who settled in Louisiana in 1719; Antoine Morisseau, who settled in Louisiana in 1756; and Ambrose Morison, who settled in Georgia in 1773..

Contemporary Notables of the name Morrisette (post 1700)


  • Brigadier-General James Edward Morrisette (1886-1973), American Judge Advocate General Representative US Army Forces Pacific Ocean Area (1944-1946) [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2014, March 26) James Morrisette. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Morrisette/James_Edward/USA.html
  • William Lee Morrisette (1894-1966), American Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1915-1920
  • Bill Morrisette (b. 1931), American Democratic politician, member of the Oregon State Senate
  • N. Welsh Morrisette Jr., American politician, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of South Carolina, 1953-61 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • E. R. Morrisette, American politician, Delegate to Alabama convention to ratify 21st amendment from Monroe County, 1933 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Gabriel Morrisette (b. 1959), Canadian illustrator, animator and comic artist

Morrisette Family Crest Products



See Also



Citations


  1. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2014, March 26) James Morrisette. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Morrisette/James_Edward/USA.html
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Sign Up