Top surnames from the 1881 census in Pertenhall, Bedfordshire

Pertenhall is an 1881 census registration district in the county of Bedfordshire

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
HOLYOAK236.82494,181.82
PEDLEY154.4510877.19
REYNOLDS144.154347.96
AYRES123.5608256.41
CLARK113.264110.86
WAGSTAFF113.2641262.53
FLETCHER102.967425.99
COMPTON82.3739246.91
BURGESS82.373934.17
DICKENS72.0772198.30
HOLLIS72.0772149.89
BATES61.780427.99
BROWN61.78042.70
BLACKWELL61.780497.72
STOKES61.780442.16
ABRAMS51.4837602.41
GRAY51.483710.39
MARTYN51.4837370.37
JORDAN51.483733.58
GREY41.186954.72
PEACOCK41.186933.31
PAGE41.186914.85
BAXTER41.186919.92
BERRIDGE41.1869225.99
PACK30.8902189.87
SMITH30.89020.63
VERGIN30.890230,000.00
BELL30.89024.74
EADS30.89023,333.33
DAY30.89029.45
MUDGE30.8902294.12
LIBBEY30.89026,000.00
GALE30.890229.70
TINGEY30.8902588.24
MORRIS20.59352.67
WHITTINGTON20.593584.39
ALLISON20.593520.88
STEVENS10.29672.84
CURTIS10.29675.23
GIDDINGS10.296765.36
LAWRENCE10.29674.57
WIKE10.2967909.09
FRY10.29679.26
EDIS10.2967222.22
HARDWICK10.296719.42
STRINGER10.296714.90
NEWELL10.296718.80
STANTON10.296714.88
CUMPTON10.29675,000.00
GAMMON10.296754.95

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
VERGIN0.3433730000.0000
RODIS0.3433710000.0000
LIBBEY0.343376000.0000
CRISWELL0.343375000.0000
CUMPTON0.343375000.0000
HOLYOAK0.343374181.8182
EADS0.343373333.3333
WIKE0.34337909.0909
PEDLEY0.34337877.1930
ABRAMS0.34337602.4096
TINGEY0.34337588.2353
MARTYN0.34337370.3704
MUDGE0.34337294.1176
WAGSTAFF0.34337262.5298
AYRES0.34337256.4103
COMPTON0.34337246.9136
BERRIDGE0.34337225.9887
EDIS0.34337222.2222
DICKENS0.34337198.3003
PACK0.34337189.8734
HOLLIS0.34337149.8929
TOMPSON0.34337138.8889
BLACKWELL0.3433797.7199
DORMAN0.3433792.5926
WHITTINGTON0.3433784.3882
GIDDINGS0.3433765.3595
GAMMON0.3433754.9451
GREY0.3433754.7196
STAINES0.3433753.7634
WILDMAN0.3433748.5437
REYNOLDS0.3433747.9616
STOKES0.3433742.1644
BURGESS0.3433734.1734
JORDAN0.3433733.5796
PEACOCK0.3433733.3056
GALE0.3433729.7030
GURNEY0.3433728.4900
BATES0.3433727.9851
FLETCHER0.3433725.9943
ALLISON0.3433720.8768
BAXTER0.3433719.9203
HARDWICK0.3433719.4175
NEWELL0.3433718.7970
STRINGER0.3433714.9031
STANTON0.3433714.8810
PAGE0.3433714.8478
CLARK0.3433710.8599
GRAY0.3433710.3928
GOODMAN0.3433710.1729
DAY0.343379.4548

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 337 people called VERGIN in Pertenhall 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 30000.0000 in Pertenhall means that 30000.0000% of the people in Pertenhall on census day were called VERGIN.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called VERGIN 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 VERGIN 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 VERGIN 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 VERGIN here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 0.34 in Pertenhall means that you are 0.34 times as likely to find someone with the surname of VERGIN in Pertenhall than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in Pertenhall in 1881

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

ABRAMS (5)  ALLISON (2)  BARRINGHAM (12)  BATES (6)  BAXTER (4)  BELL (3)  BERRIDGE (4)  BLACKWELL (6)  BROWN (6)  BURGESS (8)  BOTTLE (6)  CANT (1)  CARESS (10)  CLARK (11)  COMPTON (8)  CUMPTON (1)  CRISWELL (1)  CURTIS (1)  DAY (3)  DICKENS (7)  DIEPPE (2)  DORMAN (1)  EADS (3)  EDIS (1)  AYRES (12)  FISHER (1)  FLETCHER (10)  FROSEL (6)  FRY (1)  GALE (3)  GAMMON (1)  GIDDINGS (1)  GMELIN (2)  GOLDSWORTH (1)  GOODMAN (1)  JORDAN (5)  GRAY (5)  GREY (4)  GURNEY (1)  HARDWICK (1)  HEWITT (1)  HILLSON (1)  HOLLIS (7)  HOLYOAK (23)  JAMES (1)  LAWRENCE (1)  LIBBEY (3)  MARTYN (5)  MORRIS (2)  MUDGE (3)  NEWELL (1)  PACK (3)  PAGE (4)  PEACOCK (4)  PEARSON (1)  PEDLEY (15)  PEPPIT (13)  PESTAL (1)  REYNOLDS (14)  RODDIS (29)  RODIS (1)  SLATER (1)  SMITH (3)  STAINES (1)  STANTON (1)  STEVENS (1)  STOKES (6)  STRINGER (1)  TOMPSON (1)  TINGEY (3)  VERGIN (3)  WAGSTAFF (11)  WHITTINGTON (2)  WHYBRAY (1)  WIKE (1)  WILDMAN (1)