Top surnames from the 1881 census in Reed, Hertfordshire

Reed 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
DELLOW2814.814810,000.00
KING115.820126.71
CAMP105.2910917.43
HALE105.2910147.49
BONFIELD84.23282,285.71
WOODCOCK73.7037129.87
DRAGE73.7037958.90
COLLINS73.703725.81
HILL63.174612.46
LAYTON52.6455331.13
KNIGHTS52.6455301.20
HUNT42.116415.94
TOTT42.11645,714.29
ELLIS42.116414.57
HOWARD31.587316.17
PEGRAM31.58731,304.35
ANDREWS31.587316.57
GIFFEN31.58732,000.00
ANDERSON21.05825.36
PRESTON21.058221.19
LEES21.058223.87
SAVILLE21.0582116.28
MARTIN21.05824.30
HANCHETT10.52911,666.67
DALE10.529112.52
WISBEY10.5291333.33
TODD10.529110.40
JONES10.52910.47
WILSON10.52911.15

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
DELLOW0.1918910000.0000
TOTT0.191895714.2857
BONFIELD0.191892285.7143
GIFFEN0.191892000.0000
HANCHETT0.191891666.6667
PEGRAM0.191891304.3478
DRAGE0.19189958.9041
CAMP0.19189917.4312
WISBEY0.19189333.3333
LAYTON0.19189331.1258
KNIGHTS0.19189301.2048
HALE0.19189147.4926
WOODCOCK0.19189129.8701
SAVILLE0.19189116.2791
KING0.1918926.7055
COLLINS0.1918925.8112
LEES0.1918923.8663
PRESTON0.1918921.1864
ANDREWS0.1918916.5654
HOWARD0.1918916.1725
HUNT0.1918915.9363
ELLIS0.1918914.5719
DALE0.1918912.5156
HILL0.1918912.4636
TODD0.1918910.3950
ANDERSON0.191895.3576
MARTIN0.191894.2955
WILSON0.191891.1521
JONES0.191890.4672

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 189 people called DELLOW in Reed 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 10000.0000 in Reed means that 10000.0000% of the people in Reed on census day were called DELLOW.

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

All the surnames recorded in Reed in 1881

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

ANDERSON (2)  ANDREWS (3)  BONFIELD (8)  BRADNAM (4)  BYSOUTH (12)  CAMP (10)  COLLINS (7)  DALE (1)  DELLOW (28)  DRAGE (7)  ELLIS (4)  FARRAWAY (8)  GIFFEN (3)  GILBEY (11)  HALE (10)  HANCHETT (1)  HILL (6)  HOWARD (3)  HUNT (4)  JONES (1)  KING (11)  KNIGHTS (5)  LEES (2)  LAYTON (5)  MURTIN (2)  MARTIN (2)  PEGRAM (3)  PRESTON (2)  SAVILLE (2)  TODD (1)  TOTT (4)  WALBEY (7)  WHITECHURCH (1)  WILSON (1)  WISBEY (1)  WOODCOCK (7)