Top surnames from the 1881 census in Peover Superior, Cheshire

Peover Superior 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
STREET233.7705161.40
WARD223.606616.51
CLARKE213.442616.99
READ193.114848.32
THORLEY172.7869428.21
WAINWRIGHT142.2951108.44
MOTTERSHEAD142.2951682.93
LEECH121.9672120.72
HALE121.967254.82
WOOD121.96726.17
RIMMER111.8033112.94
WILKINSON101.639310.74
MOSS101.639326.60
CLIFFE91.4754234.99
GATLEY81.3115761.90
GRUNDY81.311564.05
RICHARDSON81.31157.70
HOOLEY71.1475239.73
CROSBY71.147596.95
GROVES71.147540.82
WHITTAKER71.147524.23
GALLIMORE71.1475362.69
GROVER71.1475184.21
BURGESS71.147516.52
JOHNSON71.14753.42
MOORE60.98364.92
HOWARTH60.983620.47
DALE60.983623.28
BLAIN60.9836283.02
BAILEY50.81975.44
SANT50.8197409.84
HENSHALL50.8197168.92
BOWERS50.819744.92
FIRTH50.819724.68
WRAGG50.819788.65
BESWICK50.819783.89
CARTWRIGHT50.819721.51
MASSEY50.819732.05
HARROP50.819772.05
TAYLOR50.81971.28
JACKSON50.81972.93
STEVENSON50.819711.68
WEBB50.81976.05
HEWETT50.819770.52
TOMLINSON50.819717.77
STEEL40.655716.09
GREGORY40.65579.35
PLANT40.655729.65
MUNRO40.655714.69
PICKERING40.655718.17

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
EDGESTON0.616105000.0000
DAUBER0.616101363.6364
GATLEY0.61610761.9048
MOTTERSHEAD0.61610682.9268
THORLEY0.61610428.2116
SANT0.61610409.8361
GALLIMORE0.61610362.6943
BLAIN0.61610283.0189
BLADE0.61610256.4103
HOOLEY0.61610239.7260
CLIFFE0.61610234.9869
GROVER0.61610184.2105
HENSHALL0.61610168.9189
ANTROBUS0.61610163.9344
STREET0.61610161.4035
MAINWARING0.61610127.1186
LEECH0.61610120.7243
RIMMER0.61610112.9363
BASON0.61610111.1111
WAINWRIGHT0.61610108.4431
CROSBY0.6161096.9529
WRAGG0.6161088.6525
BESWICK0.6161083.8926
EARLEY0.6161079.3651
HARROP0.6161072.0461
SNELSON0.6161071.9424
HEWETT0.6161070.5219
GRUNDY0.6161064.0512
ACTON0.6161056.6572
HALE0.6161054.8196
KINSEY0.6161050.1253
READ0.6161048.3215
BOWERS0.6161044.9236
GROVES0.6161040.8163
HINDLEY0.6161039.8406
CURRAN0.6161039.1389
GANNON0.6161037.8788
DURKIN0.6161037.5940
TANDY0.6161034.4828
PASS0.6161033.5570
LEA0.6161033.2226
EMMERSON0.6161033.2226
NORBURY0.6161032.4675
EDEN0.6161032.2581
MASSEY0.6161032.0513
HULME0.6161030.6748
PLANT0.6161029.6516
MOSS0.6161026.5957
BROOM0.6161026.5957
FIRTH0.6161024.6792

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 610 people called EDGESTON in Peover Superior 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 5000.0000 in Peover Superior means that 5000.0000% of the people in Peover Superior on census day were called EDGESTON.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called EDGESTON 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 EDGESTON 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 EDGESTON 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 EDGESTON here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 0.61 in Peover Superior means that you are 0.61 times as likely to find someone with the surname of EDGESTON in Peover Superior than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in Peover Superior in 1881

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

ACTON (2)  ALLEN (3)  ANTROBUS (2)  ASHBWY (1)  BAILEY (5)  BAYLEY (1)  BARKER (1)  BIRTLES (1)  BASON (1)  BELL (1)  BESWICK (5)  BETLEY (1)  BLADE (1)  BLAIN (6)  BLEASE (1)  BOWERS (5)  BRACEGIRDLE (4)  BRANDRETH (10)  BRAY (2)  BRIGHT (1)  BROOM (2)  BURGESS (7)  BURNS (1)  BURTON (1)  BUTLER (1)  CALLWOOD (3)  CARREDY (1)  CARTWRIGHT (5)  CLARKE (21)  CLIFFE (9)  COLEMANN (7)  CROP (2)  CROSBY (7)  CURBISHLY (4)  CURRAN (2)  DALE (6)  DAMELS (2)  DAVENPORT (2)  DAVIES (1)  DAUBER (3)  DOBSON (1)  DURKIN (1)  EARLEY (1)  EDEN (2)  EDGESTON (1)  EDWARDS (1)  EMMERSON (2)  FAULKNER (2)  FIRTH (5)  FODEN (2)  FORREST (1)  FUGE (5)  GALLIMORE (7)  GANNON (1)  GATLEY (8)  GREGORY (4)  GRICE (1)  GROVER (7)  GROVES (7)  GRUNDY (8)  HALE (12)  HARPER (1)  HARRISON (2)  HARROP (5)  HINDLEY (2)  HENSHALL (5)  HEWETT (5)  HOCKNELL (1)  HOG (1)  HULME (4)  HOOLEY (7)  HORAM (1)  HARDERN (1)  HOUGHTON (3)  HOWARTH (6)  EARLAM (3)  JACKSON (5)  JARMAN (1)  JOHNSON (7)  JONES (2)  KIERN (1)  LANCASHIRE (4)  LEECH (12)  LEA (4)  LONGHEM (1)  MAINWARING (3)  MASON (2)  MASSEY (5)  KINSEY (2)  MINSHULL (6)  MOORE (6)  MORE (1)  MOSS (10)  MOTTERSHEAD (14)  MUNRO (4)  NEWTON (1)  NOPPEN (1)  NORBURY (1)  O KELL (6)  PASS (1)  PERCIVAL (1)  PICKERING (4)  PIERPINT (1)  PLANT (4)  POWERALL (1)  PROUDMAN (2)  READ (19)  RENSHAW (1)  RICHARDS (1)  RICHARDSON (8)  RIDDLESWORTH (4)  RYDER (1)  RIDGWAY (1)  RIMMER (11)  ROBERTS (1)  ROBINSON (1)  ROYLE (1)  RUSH (1)  SANT (5)  SHATWELL (3)  SLATER (1)  SNELSON (1)  STAINER (2)  STAYLEY (6)  STEEL (4)  STEVENSON (5)  STREET (23)  TANDY (1)  TAYLOR (5)  THORLEY (17)  THOREY (2)  TOMKINSON (5)  TOMLINSON (5)  TURNER (3)  VENABLES (9)  WACKEFIELD (1)  WAINWRIGHT (14)  WALKER (1)  WALTON (2)  WARD (22)  WEBB (5)  WHITTAKER (7)  WILKINSON (10)  WILLIAMS (1)  WILSON (2)  WISE (1)  WOOD (12)  WRAGG (5)