Did Morrissey originate from Morris and if so why, or from de Marisco?

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surname may be of Irish origin, and is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic "O'Muirgheasa", descendant of "Muirgheasa",

https://www.libraryireland.com/names/om/o-muirgheasa.php

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