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"MORRIS, MORICE, MORRICE. Forms of
Maurice (from Latin Mauritius, 'moorish,' the name
of a saint martyred in 286 A. n.). The name
was introduced into Britain by the Normans
among whom it was popular. Arthur Mauricius
witnessed a charter by the earl of Levenax,
1364 (HP., rv, p. 16). Gilbert Morice or Moris
held a tenement in Irvine, 1540 (Irvine, i,
p. 167, 168), and in 1565 Robert Morese was
a tenant on lands of the bishop of Moray
(REM., p. 433). James Morriss was a charter
witness in Brechin, 1512, and John Moreiss
is recorded there in 1548 (REB., n, 169, 200).
Malcum Mori-is was admitted burgess of
Aberdeen, 1559 (NSCM., i, p. 68), and John
Moreis is recorded in Wester Innergowry, 1585
(Scon, p. 229). John Moreis was retoured
heir of John Dotchoun, portioner of Corshill,
Kilwinning, 1633 (Retours, Ayr, 291), and
David Moreis appears as coal grieve in Bogie
in 1680 (RFC., 3. ser. vi, p. 587). Alexander
Mortice was appointed schoolmaster of
Fettercairn in 1674, and David Mores died there
in 1696 (Jemise, i, p. 251). James Morrice
from Monquhitter, Aberdeenshire, was killed
in the first Great War (Turriff). Moreis 1656,
Moress 1552, Morise 1511, Merries 1670,
Morys 1497, Moryse 1508.
(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)
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