Top surnames from the 1881 census in Layer Marney, Essex

Layer Marney is an 1881 census registration district in the county of Essex

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
TAYLOR269.187314.37
BELL144.947026.33
SMITH144.94703.50
HARVEY113.886936.41
HARRIS103.533613.90
GOODY103.53361,234.57
PLAYLE103.53362,083.33
FROST93.180256.57
CARTWRIGHT72.473564.87
MOSS72.473540.14
LESTER72.4735157.30
BACON72.473598.45
VINER72.4735760.87
APPLETON72.4735157.66
PILGRIM72.4735440.25
BLYTH62.1201134.53
FRENCH62.120143.42
EVERITT51.7668210.97
EDWARDS51.76686.34
BARRITT51.7668675.68
COUSINS31.060158.94
WARREN31.060115.86
MANSFIELD31.060156.50
DENNIS31.060135.84
HUTLEY20.7067500.00
ABBOTT20.706716.03
POTTER20.706710.90
BOND20.706713.35
SPARROW20.706755.71
HARRINGTON20.706737.24
CARTER20.70674.21
LEY20.7067161.29
WASS10.353464.94
BAKER10.35341.61
CLOVER10.3534123.46
HOWARD10.35343.60
CLEMENTS10.353410.65
WISEMAN10.353425.71
KEELING10.353440.49
CORNFIELD10.3534370.37
CHALLIS10.353455.87
GROOT10.3534
BURNS10.35345.26
BLOOMFIELD10.353427.78

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
PLAYLE0.282832083.3333
GOODY0.282831234.5679
VINER0.28283760.8696
BARRITT0.28283675.6757
HUTLEY0.28283500.0000
PILGRIM0.28283440.2516
CORNFIELD0.28283370.3704
EVERITT0.28283210.9705
LEY0.28283161.2903
APPLETON0.28283157.6577
LESTER0.28283157.3034
BLYTH0.28283134.5291
CLOVER0.28283123.4568
BACON0.2828398.4529
WASS0.2828364.9351
CARTWRIGHT0.2828364.8749
COUSINS0.2828358.9391
FROST0.2828356.5682
MANSFIELD0.2828356.4972
CHALLIS0.2828355.8659
SPARROW0.2828355.7103
FRENCH0.2828343.4153
KEELING0.2828340.4858
MOSS0.2828340.1376
HARRINGTON0.2828337.2439
HARVEY0.2828336.4118
DENNIS0.2828335.8423
BLOOMFIELD0.2828327.7778
BELL0.2828326.3257
WISEMAN0.2828325.7069
ABBOTT0.2828316.0256
WARREN0.2828315.8562
TAYLOR0.2828314.3662
HARRIS0.2828313.9043
BOND0.2828313.3511
POTTER0.2828310.8992
CLEMENTS0.2828310.6496
EDWARDS0.282836.3395
BURNS0.282835.2632
CARTER0.282834.2105
HOWARD0.282833.6010
SMITH0.282833.5037
BAKER0.282831.6126
GROOT0.28283

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 283 people called PLAYLE in Layer Marney 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 2083.3333 in Layer Marney means that 2083.3333% of the people in Layer Marney on census day were called PLAYLE.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called PLAYLE 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 PLAYLE 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 PLAYLE 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 PLAYLE here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 0.28 in Layer Marney means that you are 0.28 times as likely to find someone with the surname of PLAYLE in Layer Marney than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in Layer Marney in 1881

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

ABBOTT (2)  APPLETON (7)  BACON (7)  BAKER (1)  BARRITT (5)  BELL (14)  BLOOMFIELD (1)  BLYTH (6)  BOND (2)  BOWTWELL (5)  BURNS (1)  BURRELLS (1)  BUTLILUDE (1)  CARTER (2)  CARTWRIGHT (7)  CHALLIS (1)  CLEMENTS (1)  CLOVER (1)  CORNFIELD (1)  COUSINS (3)  DENNIS (3)  EDWARDS (5)  EVERITT (5)  FRENCH (6)  FROST (9)  GOODY (10)  GROOT (1)  HARRINGTON (2)  HARRIS (10)  HARVEY (11)  HOWARD (1)  HUTLEY (2)  KEELING (1)  LAPPAGE (7)  LEY (2)  LESTER (7)  MEGGY (1)  MANSFIELD (3)  MILLEAGE (1)  MOSS (7)  PETTICAN (10)  PILGRIM (7)  PLAYLE (10)  POLBY (1)  POTTER (2)  POUDER (5)  PUDNEY (6)  RUNNICLES (8)  SACH (9)  SHYM (1)  SMITH (14)  SPARROW (2)  TAYLOR (26)  VINER (7)  WARREN (3)  WASS (1)  WISEMAN (1)  WHYATT (7)