Morrison name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Morrison

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Australia says the name Morrison means "Dark; Latin. Sons of Maruice. From Latin, Ancient Ciking Settlers of Scotland".
  2. A submission from Ghana says the name Morrison means "Son of Morris".
  3. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Morrison is of English origin and means "Sons of Mary".
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  1. United States writer whose novels describe the lives of African-Americans (born in 1931)
  2. United States rock singer (1943-1971)

From the given name Maurice or Morris +‎ -son.

  1. A Scottish patronymic surname​.
  2. An unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California, United States.
  3. A town in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States.
  4. A city, the county seat of Whiteside County, Illinois, United States.
  5. A small city in Grundy County, Iowa, United States.
  6. A small city in Gasconade County, Missouri, United States.
  7. A town in Noble County, Oklahoma, United States.
  8. A town in Warren County, Tennessee, United States.
  9. A town and unincorporated community in Brown County, Wisconsin, United States.

Notable Persons Named Morrison

Notable Persons Named Morrison

Morrison Waite

Morrison Waite was a 7. He was most active from 1874 to 1888. Morrison was born on November 29th, 1816 in Lyme, Connecticut. He passed away on March 23rd, 1888.

Morrison England

Morrison England is a Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California, Judge of the Sacramento Superior Court, and Judge of theUnited States District Court . He has had major accomplishments since 2012. Morrison was born in 1954 in St. Louis.

Morrison Foster

Morrison Foster was an agent for stephen foster, businessman, stephen foster, and agent forstephen foster. Morrison was born as the child of William Barclay Foster on June 10th, 1823 in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, U.S. He died on May 14th, 1904.

Morrison I. Swift

Morrison was born in 1856. Morrison is also known as Swift and Morrison Isaac. He died in 1946.


Morrison was born in 1863. He died on May 18th, 1926.

Morrison Mong

Morrison was born on September 22nd, 1986.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Morrison

Notable Persons With the Last Name Morrison

John Wayne

John Wayne was an actor, director, and producer. John was given the name Marion Robert Morrison on May 26th, 1907 in Winterset, Iowa, U.S. John is also known as Marion Mitchell Morrison, Marion Michael Morrison, Duke Morrison, and The Duke. He passed away on June 11th, 1979.

Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison was a rock music, psychedelic rock, and spoken word musician. His career lasted from 1963 to 1971. Jim was given the name James Douglas Morrison on December 8th, 1943 in Melbourne, Florida. Jim is also known as The Lizard King, Mr. Mojo Risin', Mr. Mojo Risin' (anagramof "Jim Morrison"), Morrison, and James Douglas; The Lizard King; Mr. Mojo Risin'. He left this life on July 3rd, 1971.

Sir Van Morrison

Sir Van Morrison is a rock music, rhythm, blues, folk music, soul music, celtic music, jazz, country music, and gospel music musician and singer-songwriter. He plays Vocals, guitar, keyboards, drums, Harmonica, Saxophone, Tambourine, and Ukulele. He holds the title Brown Eyed Girl", Astral Weeks, Wavelength", and Astral Weeks Live at the Hollywood Bowl. He was most active from 1958 to present. Van was given the name George Ivan Morrison on August 31st, 1945 in Bloomfield, Belfast, Northern Ireland. Van is also known as Van the Man and The Belfast Cowboy.

Jennifer Morrison

Jennifer Morrison is an actress, model, and producer. Her ongoing career started in 1994. Jennifer was given the name Jennifer Marie Morrison on April 12th, 1979 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh was an actress. Her career lasted from 1947 to 2004. Janet was given the name Jeanette Helen Morrison on July 6th, 1927 in Merced, California, U.S. She breathed her last breath on October 3rd, 2004.

Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison is an american literature writer. Toni was given the name Chloe Ardelia Wofford on February 18th, 1931 in Lorain, Ohio, U.S.

  • John Morrison
  • Tommy Morrison
  • Ravel Morrison
    Soccer Player
  • Matthew Morrison
  • Patrick Wayne
  • Adam Morrison
    Basketball Player
  • Grant Morrison
    Comics Creator
  • James Morrison
  • Michael Wayne
    Film Producer
  • Seth Morrison
  • George Stephen Morrison
  • Patricia Morrison
  • David Lindsay Morrison
  • Shelley Morrison

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Morrison U.S.
  White 79.11% 64.26%
  African American 14.82% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.61% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.98% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Morrison

People with the last name Morrison are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Morrison

  • What name lists does Morrison rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Morrison? Morrison is the 7,961st most popular name of all time. As a last name Morrison was the 250th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Morrison have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,640 babies born with the first name Morrison in the United States. That's more than enough people named Morrison to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Morrison? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Morrison first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Morrison is Wednesday, August 22nd, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Morrison born? The highest recorded use of the first name Morrison was in 2015 with a total of 81 babies.
  • Random Morrison Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Morrison is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Morrison: The name spelled backwards is Nosirrom. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Mosoirrn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Morrison? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 121,130 people with the last name Morrison.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Morrison? Morrison was ranked as the 250th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!
  • Morrison name meaning

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