Top surnames from the 1881 census in Pentlow, Essex

Pentlow 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
PLUMB5016.94922,092.05
JOHNSON206.779720.18
CHAMBERS175.7627101.31
INCE144.7458952.38
MAXIM134.40686,190.48
EVERETT93.0508169.81
DEAL82.71191,095.89
CHATTERS72.37293,684.21
EVANS72.37295.43
SUTTLE72.37291,891.89
STIFF62.0339588.24
IVES51.6949144.51
WOOLARD41.3559952.38
WRIGHT41.35594.23
MORRIS31.01694.57
UNDERWOOD31.016937.69
OFFORD31.0169322.58
WELLS31.016912.22
YOUNGER20.6780125.00
BULL20.678016.04
FRENCH20.678013.89
LAUGHTON20.6780139.86
HARRINGTON20.678035.71
BARBER20.678011.26
DEEKS20.6780212.77
TOMPSON20.6780317.46
BRAND10.339022.99
ASHMORE10.339045.45
LLOYD10.33902.90
THURGOOD10.339096.15
STEER10.339029.07
HOWE10.33908.64
WICKS10.339024.10
BEAR10.3390128.21
TOTMAN10.3390625.00
CORNELL10.339050.76
SALMONS10.3390243.90
BROWN10.33900.51
FINCH10.339010.18
LUHN10.3390
KNOCK10.3390178.57
COOPER10.33901.39
CARDER10.3390192.31
REED10.33904.64
GUIN10.33901,250.00

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
MAXIM0.302956190.4762
CHATTERS0.302953684.2105
PLUMB0.302952092.0502
SUTTLE0.302951891.8919
GUIN0.302951250.0000
DEAL0.302951095.8904
WOOLARD0.30295952.3810
INCE0.30295952.3810
TOTMAN0.30295625.0000
STIFF0.30295588.2353
OFFORD0.30295322.5806
TOMPSON0.30295317.4603
SALMONS0.30295243.9024
DEEKS0.30295212.7660
CARDER0.30295192.3077
KNOCK0.30295178.5714
EVERETT0.30295169.8113
IVES0.30295144.5087
LAUGHTON0.30295139.8601
BEAR0.30295128.2051
YOUNGER0.30295125.0000
CHAMBERS0.30295101.3111
THURGOOD0.3029596.1538
CORNELL0.3029550.7614
ASHMORE0.3029545.4545
UNDERWOOD0.3029537.6884
HARRINGTON0.3029535.7143
STEER0.3029529.0698
WICKS0.3029524.0964
BRAND0.3029522.9885
JOHNSON0.3029520.1776
BULL0.3029516.0385
FRENCH0.3029513.8889
WELLS0.3029512.2249
BARBER0.3029511.2613
FINCH0.3029510.1833
HOWE0.302958.6356
EVANS0.302955.4301
REED0.302954.6447
MORRIS0.302954.5683
WRIGHT0.302954.2265
LLOYD0.302952.9028
COOPER0.302951.3935
BROWN0.302950.5142
LUHN0.30295

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 295 people called MAXIM in Pentlow 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 6190.4762 in Pentlow means that 6190.4762% of the people in Pentlow on census day were called MAXIM.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called MAXIM 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 MAXIM 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 MAXIM 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 MAXIM here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 0.30 in Pentlow means that you are 0.30 times as likely to find someone with the surname of MAXIM in Pentlow than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in Pentlow in 1881

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

ASHMORE (1)  BARBER (2)  BEAR (1)  BRAND (1)  BRAYBROOK (13)  BROWN (1)  BULL (2)  CARDER (1)  CHAMBERS (17)  CHATTERS (7)  CHICKALL (1)  COOPER (1)  CORNELL (1)  DEAL (8)  DEADMAN (8)  HAZEL ((DEEKS)) (2)  DEEKS (2)  EVANS (7)  EVERETT (9)  FINCH (1)  FRENCH (2)  GAME (1)  GUIN (1)  HARRINGTON (2)  HOWE (1)  HURREL (5)  INCE (14)  IVES (5)  JOHNSON (20)  KNOCK (1)  LAUGHTON (2)  LLOYD (1)  LUHN (1)  MAXIM (13)  MAIDWELL (1)  MALYON (1)  MORRIS (3)  OFFORD (3)  ALDHAM (2)  ORBELL (9)  PATH OR PASH (2)  PLUMB (50)  REED (1)  SALMONS (1)  SKEEMER (23)  STEER (1)  STIFF (6)  SUTTLE (7)  TOTMAN (1)  TOMPSON (2)  THURGOOD (1)  TURP (9)  UNDERWOOD (3)  WELLS (3)  WICKS (1)  WOOLARD (4)  WRIGHT (4)  YOUNGER (2)