Top surnames from the 1881 census in Tough, Aberdeenshire

Tough is an 1881 census registration district in the county of Aberdeenshire

Registration districts were originally created for the registration of births, marriages and deaths, rather than specifically for the census. In many cases, registration districts were broadly equivalent to parishes, but not necessarily so.

Top surnames by total occurrences

Surname Total Frequency Index
REID243.508833.40
SMITH243.50882.49
MITCHELL223.216415.86
THOMSON182.631619.70
FRASER172.485427.92
COUTTS131.9006188.41
LESLIE121.7544106.01
ROSS121.754416.05
HAY121.754447.83
MILNE121.754439.46
HUNTER111.608215.66
HENRY111.608263.62
ARCHIBALD101.4620169.49
CHRISTIE101.462045.09
MURRAY101.462011.79
WILSON91.31582.86
DUNCAN91.315819.23
PIRIE91.3158184.05
ROSE91.315817.74
DAVIDSON91.315815.65
COOPER91.31585.41
OGG81.1696366.97
GRANT81.169611.79
MACKIE81.169654.72
WIGHT81.1696227.27
DOW81.169697.09
PATERSON81.169617.19
CALDER71.023473.15
FORBES71.023430.54
TAYLOR71.02341.60
WILLIAMS71.02341.42
WATT71.023426.69
KNIGHT71.02348.30
CLARK60.87722.92
PARK60.877228.30
DUTHIE60.8772163.49
PROCTOR60.877235.69
LAING60.877243.67
BEATTIE60.877240.98
MASON50.73105.44
FERRIES50.7310833.33
SUMMERVILLE50.73101,190.48
BREMNER50.731085.03
BARRACK50.73101,250.00
PAUL50.731029.21
MATTHEWS50.73108.38
SUTHERLAND50.731014.51
BROWN50.73101.11
GARDEN40.5848139.86
GRAY40.58484.10

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
BARRACK0.686841250.0000
SUMMERVILLE0.686841190.4762
PRESSLY0.68684909.0909
FERRIES0.68684833.3333
GILLEN0.68684612.2449
OGG0.68684366.9725
ESSON0.68684264.9007
MAVER0.68684232.5581
WIGHT0.68684227.2727
GAULD0.68684222.2222
COUTTS0.68684188.4058
PIRIE0.68684184.0491
ARCHIBALD0.68684169.4915
DUTHIE0.68684163.4877
LEYS0.68684161.2903
GARDEN0.68684139.8601
SANDISON0.68684116.2791
ANNAND0.68684114.9425
DINGWALL0.68684110.7011
LESLIE0.68684106.0071
MENNIE0.68684105.2632
EWEN0.68684103.0928
DOW0.6868497.0874
BENZIE0.6868496.1538
BREMNER0.6868485.0340
JOSS0.6868480.0000
CALDER0.6868473.1452
NEISH0.6868471.9424
HOSIE0.6868468.4932
HENRY0.6868463.6206
LAWRIE0.6868461.0687
BEVERIDGE0.6868456.1798
MACKIE0.6868454.7196
SIM0.6868452.0833
GEDDES0.6868448.7805
AULD0.6868448.5437
EMSLIE0.6868448.5437
HAY0.6868447.8278
CHRISTIE0.6868445.0857
LAING0.6868443.6681
BEATTIE0.6868440.9836
MILNE0.6868439.4607
SOMMERVILLE0.6868437.0370
PROCTOR0.6868435.6930
MACINTOSH0.6868433.8983
REID0.6868433.4029
FORBES0.6868430.5410
PAUL0.6868429.2056
PARK0.6868428.3019
FRASER0.6868427.9192

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 684 people called BARRACK in Tough at the time of the 1881 census.

The Frequency column shows the percentage of people in this county or town with this surname. For example, a frequency of 1250.0000 in Tough means that 1250.0000% of the people in Tough on census day were called BARRACK.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called BARRACK in this county or town, compared with the probability of finding them anywhere in Britain as a whole. An index of 1 means that if you pick someone at random from this county or town, you have exactly the same probability of picking someone called BARRACK as if you picked at random from the whole of the UK. Where the index is higher than 1, then you are more likely to find someone called BARRACK here than if you picked from the UK as a whole, and where it's lower then you are less likely. The actual figure shows the level of probability - for example, a figure of 2 would indicate that you are twice as likely to find someone called BARRACK here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 0.68 in Tough means that you are 0.68 times as likely to find someone with the surname of BARRACK in Tough than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in Tough in 1881

(including typos, unknowns and the ones we don't have any data for!)

ADAM (1)  ANDREW (HENRY) (2)  ANNAND (1)  ARCHIBALD (10)  AULD (2)  BAIN (2)  BARRACK (5)  BEATTIE (6)  BENZIE (1)  MASSON OR BENZIES (2)  BERRY (2)  BEVERIDGE (4)  BISHOP (1)  BONNTMAN (1)  BONNYMAN (1)  BREMNER (5)  BROWN (5)  BRUCE (1)  BYRES (1)  CALDER (7)  CAMERON (2)  CARR (1)  CHALMERS (3)  CHRISTIE (10)  CLARK (6)  COW (6)  COOPER (9)  CORMACK (1)  COUTTS (13)  CROMAR (2)  CRUCKSHANK (9)  DAVIDSON (9)  DINGWALL (3)  DIVORTY (1)  DICKSON (1)  DONALDSON (1)  DOUGLAS (1)  DOW (8)  DOWNIE (1)  DUNCAN (9)  DUNN (4)  DUTHIE (6)  ESSON (4)  EDWARDS (2)  EMSLIE (1)  ETTERSHANK (1)  EWEN (3)  FARLIE (1)  FARQUHAR (1)  FARQUHARSON (1)  FERRIES (5)  FINDLAY (3)  FORBES (7)  FRASER (17)  FRENCH (1)  GARDEN (4)  GAULD (4)  GEDDES (4)  SMITH (GEDDES) (2)  GERRIE (4)  GILBERT (1)  GILLEN (3)  GELLAN (6)  GLENNIE (1)  GORDON (3)  GOW (1)  GRANT (8)  GRAY (4)  HARVEY (2)  HAY (12)  HIRD (1)  HENDERSON (2)  HENDRY (3)  HENRY (11)  OGG (8)  HOGG (1)  HOSIE (1)  HUNTER (11)  INVERARITY (1)  IRONSIDE (4)  JAMIESON (1)  JOHNSTON (4)  JOSS (1)  KEMP (1)  KING (1)  KNIGHT (7)  KYNOCH (1)  LAMB (1)  LAMMOND (1)  LAING (6)  LAWRIE (4)  LAWSON (4)  LEYS (1)  LESLIE (12)  LUMSDEN (1)  MANN (1)  MERCHANT (1)  MARNOCH (3)  MASON (5)  MATTHEWS (5)  MAVER (1)  MC ALLAN (6)  MC CALLAN (1)  MC COMBIE (9)  MC DONALD (1)  MC HARDY (4)  MC INTOSH (9)  MACINTOSH (1)  MACKIE (8)  MC LENNAN (10)  MC PHERSON (4)  MENNIE (1)  MILLAR (1)  MILNE (12)  MITCHELL (22)  MUNRO (1)  MURRAY (10)  NEISH (1)  NICOL (1)  PARK (6)  PATERSON (8)  PAUL (5)  PIRIE (9)  PRESSLY (1)  PROCTOR (6)  REID (24)  RENNIE (1)  ROBERTSON (1)  RODGER (1)  ROSE (9)  ROSS (12)  SANDISON (2)  SCOTT (1)  SHAND (1)  SIM (4)  SINCLAIR (4)  SMART (2)  SMITH (24)  SUMMERVILLE (5)  SOMMERVILLE (1)  SPENCE (1)  STEPHEN (3)  STEWART (1)  SUTHERLAND (5)  TAYLOR (7)  THOMSON (18)  TOUGH (5)  WALKER (1)  WATSON (1)  WATT (7)  WEBSTER (1)  WIGHT (8)  WHYTE (3)  WILLIAMS (7)  MC WILLIAM (1)  WILSON (9)