Top surnames from the 1881 census in Derwent, Derbyshire

Derwent is an 1881 census registration district in the county of Derbyshire

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
THORP3015.95741,176.47
WILSON1910.106422.01
ELLIOTT94.787256.43
WALKER84.255312.71
WRIGHT84.255313.26
OATES73.7234238.91
MARSDEN52.659664.27
ELLIS52.659618.32
DAKIN42.1277296.30
ROSE42.127728.69
ASHMORE42.1277285.71
RAMSBOTTOM42.1277314.96
MARSHALL31.59579.51
FIRTH31.595748.08
PALMER31.595713.54
CROSS31.595723.18
MILLS31.595712.31
ROWLAND21.063837.45
FOX21.063811.45
TWIGG21.0638151.52
BRADBURY10.531918.42
APPLEYARD10.531958.14
PARKIN10.531919.76
WOMAC10.5319
NEWTON10.53196.94
WHITE10.53191.65
BRANNAN10.531978.74
TOWNSEND10.531912.52
HOLMES10.53194.37
BAGSHAW10.531966.67
DICKINSON10.531912.45
MORIARTY10.5319454.55
BRAMLEY10.531958.14
HARDY10.53198.88
DEARDEN10.531954.35
WILD10.531913.05
CAMERON10.53196.84
LONGDEN10.5319114.94

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
THORP0.191881176.4706
MORIARTY0.19188454.5455
RAMSBOTTOM0.19188314.9606
DAKIN0.19188296.2963
ASHMORE0.19188285.7143
OATES0.19188238.9078
TWIGG0.19188151.5152
LONGDEN0.19188114.9425
BRANNAN0.1918878.7402
BAGSHAW0.1918866.6667
MARSDEN0.1918864.2674
APPLEYARD0.1918858.1395
BRAMLEY0.1918858.1395
ELLIOTT0.1918856.4263
DEARDEN0.1918854.3478
FIRTH0.1918848.0769
ROWLAND0.1918837.4532
ROSE0.1918828.6944
CROSS0.1918823.1839
WILSON0.1918822.0060
PARKIN0.1918819.7628
BRADBURY0.1918818.4162
ELLIS0.1918818.3150
PALMER0.1918813.5379
WRIGHT0.1918813.2648
WILD0.1918813.0548
WALKER0.1918812.7105
TOWNSEND0.1918812.5156
DICKINSON0.1918812.4533
MILLS0.1918812.3052
FOX0.1918811.4548
MARSHALL0.191889.5147
HARDY0.191888.8810
NEWTON0.191886.9396
CAMERON0.191886.8446
HOLMES0.191884.3687
WHITE0.191881.6548
WOMAC0.19188

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 188 people called THORP in Derwent 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 1176.4706 in Derwent means that 1176.4706% of the people in Derwent on census day were called THORP.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called THORP 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 THORP 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 THORP 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 THORP here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 0.19 in Derwent means that you are 0.19 times as likely to find someone with the surname of THORP in Derwent than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in Derwent in 1881

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

AOMOLS (2)  APPLEYARD (1)  ASHMORE (4)  BAGSHAW (1)  BRADBURY (1)  BRANNAN (1)  BRAMLEY (1)  CAMERON (1)  COTTERILL (2)  CROSS (3)  DAKIN (4)  DEARDEN (1)  DICKINSON (1)  DRONFIELD (6)  EDLINGTON (1)  ELLIOTT (9)  ELLIS (5)  FIRTH (3)  FOX (2)  GOODISON (1)  HARDY (1)  HARFFOEARTH (3)  HARFFORTH (1)  HOGGARTH (3)  HOLMES (1)  LESSONS (5)  LONGDEN (1)  MACDANIELS (1)  MACKINNLY (1)  MARSDEN (5)  MARSHALL (3)  MIDLETON (1)  MILLS (3)  MORIARTY (1)  NEWTON (1)  OATES (7)  OLLERENSHAW (4)  PALMER (3)  PARKIN (1)  RAMSBOTTOM (4)  ROSE (4)  ROWLAND (2)  SHRIMPTON (1)  THORP (30)  TYM (1)  TOWNSEND (1)  TWIGG (2)  WALKER (8)  WHEETMAN (8)  WHITE (1)  WITE (1)  WILD (1)  WILSON (19)  WOMAC (1)  WRIGHT (8)