Top surnames from the 1881 census in Delamere, Cheshire

Delamere is an 1881 census registration district in the county of Cheshire

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
WRIGHT406.896621.50
RATHBONE152.5862465.84
DUTTON152.5862114.24
GLEAVE132.2414532.79
DONE122.0690600.00
BILLINGTON122.0690190.48
WALKER122.06906.18
NIXON91.551750.93
NIELD81.3793201.01
PETTINGER81.37931,230.77
CRAWFORD81.379328.19
RUTTER81.379390.50
GREGORY71.206917.20
WALTON71.206917.15
PRESCOTT71.206985.57
CRANK61.0345508.47
BICKLEY61.0345250.00
CLARKE61.03455.11
BURROWS61.034523.63
HOLLINGWORTH61.0345128.21
WILSON61.03452.25
GREENWAY61.0345139.21
GARNETT61.034583.33
EDWARDS61.03453.71
STUBBS61.034539.16
DILWORTH61.0345359.28
MORREY61.0345550.46
FALLOWS50.8621179.86
ASHBROOK50.8621943.40
PINE50.8621289.02
MOUSLEY50.8621632.91
JEFFS50.8621110.13
NICHOLAS50.862144.13
SPRUCE50.8621427.35
HANTON50.8621495.05
CORNETT50.86212,941.18
JOHNSON50.86212.57
BROOKES40.689729.37
ROBERTS40.68971.83
PALMER40.68975.85
WHITE40.68972.15
MEAKIN40.689788.50
BERNARD40.6897166.67
VERNON40.689741.88
WILLIS40.689712.97
PARRY40.68979.06
COOKSON40.689758.48
BUTLER30.51725.31
JOYNSON30.5172223.88
REECE30.517259.17

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
CORNETT0.585802941.1765
WOLLAM0.585802000.0000
PETTINGER0.585801230.7692
ASHBROOK0.58580943.3962
MOUSLEY0.58580632.9114
DONE0.58580600.0000
MORREY0.58580550.4587
GLEAVE0.58580532.7869
CRANK0.58580508.4746
HANTON0.58580495.0495
RATHBONE0.58580465.8385
SPRUCE0.58580427.3504
HOLLINSWORTH0.58580370.3704
DILWORTH0.58580359.2814
PINE0.58580289.0173
BICKLEY0.58580250.0000
GLEAVES0.58580229.8851
JOYNSON0.58580223.8806
NIELD0.58580201.0050
BILLINGTON0.58580190.4762
FALLOWS0.58580179.8561
BERNARD0.58580166.6667
NORCOTT0.58580147.0588
GREENWAY0.58580139.2111
HOLLINGWORTH0.58580128.2051
DUTTON0.58580114.2422
JEFFS0.58580110.1322
WALLEY0.58580109.8901
PENDER0.58580106.3830
RUTTER0.5858090.4977
MEAKIN0.5858088.4956
PRESCOTT0.5858085.5746
GARNETT0.5858083.3333
BRIDSON0.5858076.3359
MORT0.5858071.4286
CAWLEY0.5858065.1466
REECE0.5858059.1716
COOKSON0.5858058.4795
SADDLER0.5858057.4713
MASSIE0.5858053.7634
ASTLE0.5858052.9101
NIXON0.5858050.9338
RAVENSCROFT0.5858050.7614
NICHOLAS0.5858044.1306
VERNON0.5858041.8848
STUBBS0.5858039.1645
WOOTTON0.5858037.9507
JUDSON0.5858037.7358
BOSTOCK0.5858036.6972
HOWDEN0.5858034.0136

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 580 people called CORNETT in Delamere 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 2941.1765 in Delamere means that 2941.1765% of the people in Delamere on census day were called CORNETT.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called CORNETT 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 CORNETT 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 CORNETT 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 CORNETT here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 0.58 in Delamere means that you are 0.58 times as likely to find someone with the surname of CORNETT in Delamere than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in Delamere in 1881

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

ACKERELEY (1)  AIRY (1)  AIREY (1)  ANKERS (2)  ASHBOOK (3)  ASHBROOK (5)  ASHERLEY (4)  ASTBURY (41)  ASTLE (1)  AUSTIN (2)  BERNARD (4)  BEARD (2)  BETLEY (1)  BICKLEY (6)  BILLINGTON (12)  BOLTON (1)  BOSTOCK (2)  BOWDEN (2)  BRIDSON (1)  BROOKES (4)  BURDETT (1)  BURROWS (6)  BUTLER (3)  CASK (2)  CATTEREL (2)  CLARKE (6)  CAWLEY (2)  COOKSON (4)  CORNETT (5)  COSTECI (1)  CRANK (6)  CRAVEN (1)  CRAWFORD (8)  DAVIES (2)  DILWORTH (6)  DIMELOW (1)  DIXBURY (2)  DONE (12)  DUTTON (15)  EDWARDS (6)  FAIRHURST (1)  FALLOWS (5)  FODEN (7)  GARNETT (6)  GIDMAN (5)  GLEAVE (13)  GLEAVES (2)  GOLDWORTHY (1)  JORDAN (1)  GOLBORN (2)  GREENWAY (6)  GREGORY (7)  GRESTY (7)  GRIFFITHS (1)  GUNNERY (2)  HANTON (5)  HARRISON (1)  HASSALL (10)  HASSAL (2)  HATTON (3)  HIGGOTT (1)  HOLLINGWORTH (6)  HOLLINSWORTH (1)  HOUGHTON (3)  HOWDEN (1)  HUGHES (1)  JACOBS (1)  JEFFS (5)  JOHNSON (5)  JOYNSON (3)  JUDSON (1)  LANGLEY (1)  LAWRENCE (2)  LEWIS (1)  LLOYD (1)  MADDOCKS (1)  MALSOLAN (1)  MARTIN (2)  MASSIE (1)  MATHEWS (1)  MEAKIN (4)  MILLINGTON (1)  MORREY (6)  RAVENSCROFT (MORREY) (4)  MORT (2)  MOUSLEY (5)  NAYLOR (1)  NICHOLAS (5)  NIELD (8)  NIXON (9)  NORCOTT (1)  OLIVER (1)  PAGE (1)  PALMER (4)  PEMBERTON (1)  PENDER (2)  PERCIVAL (3)  PARRY (4)  PIGOT (1)  PINNINGTON (1)  PETTINGER (8)  PRESCOTT (7)  PRITCHARD (1)  PINE (5)  RATHBONE (15)  RAVENSCROFT (1)  REECE (3)  RILEY (2)  ROBB (1)  ROBERTS (4)  ROWLAND (2)  RUTTER (8)  SADDLER (1)  SCOTT (3)  SHIRLOCK (5)  SYMMS (3)  SPROSON (7)  SPRUCE (5)  STEEL (1)  STUBBS (6)  SUTTON (2)  THORNYCROFT (1)  VAUGHAN (1)  VERNON (4)  VICKERS (2)  WALKER (12)  WALLEY (3)  WALTON (7)  WATSON (3)  WELSBY (2)  WHITE (4)  WILLIAMS (1)  WILLIS (4)  WILSON (6)  WINPENNY (16)  WOOD (1)  WOLLAM (1)  WOOLLEY (1)  WOOTTON (2)  WRIGHT (40)  WATE (2)