Top surnames from the 1881 census in Tempsford, Bedfordshire

Tempsford 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
COPE234.2991190.24
CULLIP203.73838,000.00
MEDLOCK183.36452,168.67
GEORGE173.177654.16
BROWNING162.9907146.92
USHER142.6168237.29
MASON122.243016.68
KING101.86928.58
STOKES91.682239.84
LEWIS91.68226.40
CANNINGTON81.49538,888.89
HULL81.495371.56
RANDALL81.495347.73
ROBERTS81.49533.97
MAYES81.4953155.04
WOOTON81.4953563.38
GOSLING71.308483.53
WATTS71.308415.60
COOTE71.3084265.15
BONE71.308470.56
WALTERS61.121523.52
WILSON61.12152.44
ALLEN61.12155.94
HARDWICK61.121573.35
ADDINGTON50.93461,020.41
HENDRICK50.93461,041.67
HALL50.93463.18
LITCHFIELD50.9346228.31
HALE50.934626.04
GURNEY50.934689.77
HILL40.74772.94
THOMPSON40.74772.50
ROBINSON40.74772.34
CLARKE40.74773.69
BUTLER40.74777.67
BROWN40.74771.13
MOBBS30.5607149.25
HIGGENS30.5607750.00
MILTON30.560740.71
BONFIELD30.5607306.12
WHITE30.56071.74
COX30.56073.70
TOPHAM30.560776.73
COOPER30.56072.31
REED30.56077.68
PECK20.373822.12
FINCH20.373811.23
LEWIN20.373846.40
SMITH20.37380.26
OLIVER20.37385.24

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
CANNINGTON0.545358888.8889
CULLIP0.545358000.0000
MEDLOCK0.545352168.6747
HENDRICK0.545351041.6667
ADDINGTON0.545351020.4082
HIGGENS0.54535750.0000
WOOTON0.54535563.3803
BONFIELD0.54535306.1224
COOTE0.54535265.1515
COLLET0.54535243.9024
USHER0.54535237.2881
LITCHFIELD0.54535228.3105
COPE0.54535190.2399
MAYES0.54535155.0388
MOBBS0.54535149.2537
BROWNING0.54535146.9238
COLBERT0.54535112.3596
LAVER0.5453597.0874
GURNEY0.5453589.7666
GOSLING0.5453583.5322
TOPHAM0.5453576.7263
HARDWICK0.5453573.3496
BENTLY0.5453572.4638
HULL0.5453571.5564
BONE0.5453570.5645
LEVITT0.5453555.8659
GEORGE0.5453554.1574
RANDALL0.5453547.7327
BICKNELL0.5453546.9484
LEWIN0.5453546.4037
CUNNINGTON0.5453545.4545
WORTH0.5453541.5800
MILTON0.5453540.7056
STOKES0.5453539.8406
BASS0.5453533.0579
BRACE0.5453532.5733
SELBY0.5453531.2989
STOCK0.5453530.0300
MEADOWS0.5453526.7380
HALE0.5453526.0417
WALTERS0.5453523.5202
PECK0.5453522.1239
STRATTON0.5453521.5517
MASON0.5453516.6806
WATTS0.5453515.6041
STOREY0.5453514.7167
SHARMAN0.5453513.5685
KEY0.5453513.5501
FINCH0.5453511.2296
WARDLE0.545359.6618

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 535 people called CANNINGTON in Tempsford 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 8888.8889 in Tempsford means that 8888.8889% of the people in Tempsford on census day were called CANNINGTON.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called CANNINGTON 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 CANNINGTON 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 CANNINGTON 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 CANNINGTON here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 0.54 in Tempsford means that you are 0.54 times as likely to find someone with the surname of CANNINGTON in Tempsford than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in Tempsford in 1881

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

IBBITT (11)  IBBOTT (14)  ADDINGTON (5)  ALBNEY (3)  ALLEN (6)  ANSTEE (2)  BARCOCK (5)  BASS (2)  BENTLEY (1)  BENTLY (1)  BERRINGTON (8)  BICKNELL (1)  BINDEY (1)  BONE (7)  BONFIELD (3)  BRACE (1)  BRADSHAW (2)  BRAYBROOKE (3)  BRAYBROOK (9)  BROWETT (1)  BROWN (4)  BROWNING (16)  BERRILS (6)  BURTON (2)  BUTLER (4)  CHAPMAN (2)  CLARKE (4)  COLE (1)  COLLET (1)  CULLIP (20)  COOPER (3)  COOTE (7)  COPE (23)  COX (3)  COLBERT (1)  CUNNINGTON (1)  DENLOW (6)  DENNIS (1)  FIELD (1)  FINCH (2)  FOLBIGG (10)  GEORGE (17)  GOSLING (7)  GURNEY (5)  AUDLEY (1)  HALE (5)  HALL (5)  HARDWICK (6)  HARRIS (1)  HENDRICK (5)  HERBERT (1)  HIGGENS (3)  HILL (4)  HOLDEN (1)  HOLT (2)  HOUNSELL (1)  HOWARD (1)  HUGHES (1)  HULL (8)  JACKSON (2)  JARVIS (1)  JEEVES (6)  JOHNSON (1)  KEFFORD (4)  CANNINGTON (8)  KEY (1)  KING (10)  LAMPEN (5)  LARKINSON (2)  LAWRENCE (1)  LAVER (2)  LEVITT (1)  LEWIN (2)  LEWIS (9)  LITCHFIELD (5)  LONFIELD (3)  MASON (12)  MAYES (8)  MEADOWS (2)  MEDLOCK (18)  MILTON (3)  MOBBS (3)  MORRIS (2)  NICHOLSON (2)  OLIVER (2)  PALMER (2)  PAPWORTH (8)  PARSONS (1)  PECK (2)  PITT (1)  RANDALL (8)  REED (3)  ROBERTS (8)  ROBINSON (4)  ROGERS (2)  RUSSELL (1)  SAUNDERSON (4)  SELBY (2)  SHARMAN (1)  SMART (1)  SMITH (2)  STAMION (1)  STOCK (2)  STOKES (9)  STONEBRIDGE (18)  STOREY (2)  STRATTON (1)  SWAN (1)  SYKES (1)  TAYLOR (1)  THOMPSON (4)  TOPHAM (3)  USHER (14)  WALTERS (6)  WARDLE (1)  WATTS (7)  WHEELER (1)  WHITE (3)  WILCE (1)  WILSON (6)  WOOTON (8)  WORTH (2)