Top surnames from the 1881 census in Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire

Nuthampstead is an 1881 census registration district in the county of Hertfordshire

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
BENTLEY3214.7465348.58
WHYMAN219.67743,620.69
WISBEY209.21665,714.29
JAMES167.373337.54
CHAPMAN167.373351.91
NOTTAGE156.91243,488.37
MARTIN94.147516.84
BAKER83.686616.82
PERRY73.225843.86
DELLOW73.22582,187.50
COLLINS62.765019.27
ABRAHAM52.3041233.64
GLASSCOCK52.30411,666.67
SPICER31.3825102.74
WILSON20.92172.01
STEWART20.92175.89
SHORE20.921785.84
WHEELER20.921715.27
COLTON20.9217273.97
BRETT10.460824.27
COVINGTON10.4608357.14
SHARP10.46085.53
FEAST10.4608294.12
SMITH10.46080.33

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
WISBEY0.222175714.2857
WHYMAN0.222173620.6897
NOTTAGE0.222173488.3721
DELLOW0.222172187.5000
GLASSCOCK0.222171666.6667
COVINGTON0.22217357.1429
BENTLEY0.22217348.5839
FEAST0.22217294.1176
COLTON0.22217273.9726
ABRAHAM0.22217233.6449
SPICER0.22217102.7397
SHORE0.2221785.8369
CHAPMAN0.2221751.9143
PERRY0.2221743.8596
JAMES0.2221737.5411
BRETT0.2221724.2718
COLLINS0.2221719.2678
MARTIN0.2221716.8350
BAKER0.2221716.8244
WHEELER0.2221715.2672
STEWART0.222175.8910
SHARP0.222175.5310
WILSON0.222172.0068
SMITH0.222170.3264

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 217 people called WISBEY in Nuthampstead 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 5714.2857 in Nuthampstead means that 5714.2857% of the people in Nuthampstead on census day were called WISBEY.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called WISBEY 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 WISBEY 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 WISBEY 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 WISBEY here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 0.22 in Nuthampstead means that you are 0.22 times as likely to find someone with the surname of WISBEY in Nuthampstead than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in Nuthampstead in 1881

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

ABRAHAM (5)  BAKER (8)  BENTLEY (32)  BRETT (1)  BYSOUTH (8)  CATLEY (2)  CHAPMAN (16)  COLLINS (6)  COLTON (2)  COVINGTON (1)  COXALL (7)  DELLOW (7)  FEAST (1)  GLASSCOCK (5)  JAMES (16)  MARTIN (9)  NOTTAGE (15)  PERRY (7)  SAUNDERSON (5)  SAVILL (8)  SHARP (1)  SHORE (2)  SMITH (1)  SPICER (3)  STEWART (2)  WALBEY (2)  WHEELER (2)  WHYMAN (21)  WILSON (2)  WISBEY (20)