Top surnames from the 1881 census in Byton, Herefordshire

Byton is an 1881 census registration district in the county of Herefordshire

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
DAVIES158.928617.55
PRICE137.738144.22
ROGERS105.952445.85
MORGAN95.357126.94
PERKS84.7619457.14
PREECE74.1667256.41
JONES74.16673.68
NASH74.166790.32
EDWARDS74.166714.95
HARGEST63.57144,615.38
PERRY63.571448.58
STEPHENS63.571464.38
ADDIS52.9762877.19
EVANS52.97626.81
LEWIS52.976211.32
LEEK52.9762617.28
LOWE52.976239.71
BOWEN42.381057.55
HAMER42.3810126.98
WATKINS42.381039.29
SAYERS42.3810215.05
GRIFFITHS42.381014.55
BELL31.78579.50
POWELL31.785714.31
BROWN31.78572.71
LEAKE21.1905289.86
MORRIS21.19055.35
RICHARDS10.59523.94
BURGOYNE10.5952136.99
PROBERT10.595275.19
WILLIAMS10.59520.83
STOKE10.59521,000.00
MILES10.595210.09
BAYLISS10.595246.95
FOSTER10.59524.45
WILKS10.595237.88

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
HARGEST0.171684615.3846
STOKE0.171681000.0000
ADDIS0.17168877.1930
LEEK0.17168617.2840
PERKS0.17168457.1429
LEAKE0.17168289.8551
PREECE0.17168256.4103
SAYERS0.17168215.0538
BURGOYNE0.17168136.9863
HAMER0.17168126.9841
NASH0.1716890.3226
PROBERT0.1716875.1880
STEPHENS0.1716864.3777
BOWEN0.1716857.5540
PERRY0.1716848.5830
BAYLISS0.1716846.9484
ROGERS0.1716845.8505
PRICE0.1716844.2177
LOWE0.1716839.7141
WATKINS0.1716839.2927
WILKS0.1716837.8788
MORGAN0.1716826.9380
DAVIES0.1716817.5541
EDWARDS0.1716814.9509
GRIFFITHS0.1716814.5507
POWELL0.1716814.3130
LEWIS0.1716811.3199
MILES0.1716810.0908
BELL0.171689.5027
EVANS0.171686.8111
MORRIS0.171685.3476
FOSTER0.171684.4524
RICHARDS0.171683.9417
JONES0.171683.6790
BROWN0.171682.7088
WILLIAMS0.171680.8286

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 168 people called HARGEST in Byton 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 4615.3846 in Byton means that 4615.3846% of the people in Byton on census day were called HARGEST.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called HARGEST 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 HARGEST 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 HARGEST 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 HARGEST here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 0.17 in Byton means that you are 0.17 times as likely to find someone with the surname of HARGEST in Byton than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in Byton in 1881

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

BAYLISS (1)  BELL (3)  BOWEN (4)  BROWN (3)  BURGOYNE (1)  DAVIES (15)  ADDIS (5)  EDWARDS (7)  EVANS (5)  FOSTER (1)  GRIFFITHS (4)  HAMER (4)  HARGEST (6)  JONES (7)  LEAKE (2)  LEEK (5)  LEWIS (5)  LOWE (5)  MILES (1)  MORGAN (9)  MORRIS (2)  NASH (7)  PERKS (8)  PERRY (6)  POWELL (3)  PREECE (7)  PRICE (13)  PROBERT (1)  RICHARDS (1)  ROGERS (10)  SAYERS (4)  STEPHENS (6)  STOKE (1)  WATKINS (4)  WILKS (1)  WILLIAMS (1)