Top surnames from the 1881 census in Ridge, Hertfordshire

Ridge 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
HILL112.709410.64
HALL112.70949.21
LONG102.463137.97
SMITH102.46311.74
TAYLOR92.21673.47
DELL81.9704336.13
ALDRIDGE71.724188.95
LINES71.7241162.41
ATKINS71.724145.96
PUGH71.724145.13
KING71.72417.91
LOCK71.724160.55
KENT61.477835.09
WADE61.477836.92
MORIARTY61.47781,276.60
FRANKLIN61.477844.51
MUNNS61.4778413.79
SIMMS61.4778129.87
STOWE51.2315420.17
FOSTER51.23159.21
SHEPHERD51.231516.81
HEDGES51.2315107.76
STONE51.231517.04
BURROWS51.231528.14
OLNEY51.2315588.24
HART51.231514.44
PRENTICE51.2315104.60
HORWOOD51.2315259.07
CLAYTON40.985218.12
WING40.9852156.86
CUTTER40.9852350.88
TEW40.9852224.72
WAKE40.9852122.32
UPSON40.9852459.77
KNIGHT40.98527.99
WEBB30.73895.45
OSBORNE30.738915.48
EBBS30.7389697.67
BISHOP30.738910.57
NESS30.7389163.04
THOMPSON30.73892.47
GRANGE30.7389128.76
SWAIN30.738938.31
CLARKE30.73893.65
VICKERY30.7389101.69
TODHUNTER30.7389508.47
SHAW30.73894.02
GILLIANS30.738910,000.00
FOWLER30.738912.94
FINCH30.738922.21

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
GILLIANS0.4140610000.0000
MORIARTY0.414061276.5957
EBBS0.41406697.6744
OLNEY0.41406588.2353
TODHUNTER0.41406508.4746
UPSON0.41406459.7701
STOWE0.41406420.1681
MUNNS0.41406413.7931
CUTTER0.41406350.8772
DELL0.41406336.1345
HERMON0.41406277.7778
HORWOOD0.41406259.0674
CURL0.41406253.1646
TEW0.41406224.7191
LUCKETT0.41406198.0198
NESS0.41406163.0435
LINES0.41406162.4130
WING0.41406156.8627
RANSOME0.41406156.2500
BIGNALL0.41406147.0588
SIMMS0.41406129.8701
GRANGE0.41406128.7554
DICKER0.41406125.7862
WAKE0.41406122.3242
HEDGES0.41406107.7586
PRENTICE0.41406104.6025
VICKERY0.41406101.6949
POLLEY0.4140693.4579
ALDRIDGE0.4140688.9454
PHILP0.4140672.2022
MULLER0.4140666.2252
LOCK0.4140660.5536
BILTON0.4140658.1395
STROUD0.4140647.6190
ATKINS0.4140645.9619
PUGH0.4140645.1322
KENNEY0.4140644.6429
FRANKLIN0.4140644.5104
WILLSON0.4140643.8596
TINSLEY0.4140640.4858
SWAIN0.4140638.3142
LONG0.4140637.9651
WADE0.4140636.9231
KENT0.4140635.0877
BOX0.4140630.3951
BURROWS0.4140628.1373
DENHAM0.4140627.9330
WILTON0.4140625.5754
COLLIS0.4140623.8095
LEIGHTON0.4140622.8833

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 406 people called GILLIANS in Ridge 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 Ridge means that 10000.0000% of the people in Ridge on census day were called GILLIANS.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called GILLIANS 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 GILLIANS 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 GILLIANS 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 GILLIANS here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 0.41 in Ridge means that you are 0.41 times as likely to find someone with the surname of GILLIANS in Ridge than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in Ridge in 1881

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

ALDRIDGE (7)  ALLEN (2)  ASHFORTH (2)  ATKINS (7)  BAILEY (1)  BAKER (1)  BELECHER (8)  BIGNALL (1)  BILTON (1)  BIRCH (1)  BISHOP (3)  BOX (1)  BRIERS (6)  BURROWS (5)  CARWARDINE (1)  CHANDLER (1)  CHATTACK (9)  CHESHIR (7)  CLARKE (3)  CLARK (2)  CLAYTON (4)  COLLIS (1)  CROSS (1)  CURL (2)  CUTTER (4)  DELL (8)  DENHAM (1)  DESBOROUGH (7)  DICKER (2)  EMMERTON (1)  EBBS (3)  FINCH (3)  FISHER (1)  FOSTER (5)  FOWLER (3)  FRANKLIN (6)  FROST (2)  GELLIANS (3)  GILLIANS (3)  GOODHALL (1)  GRANGE (3)  GURLING (1)  HACON (1)  HALL (11)  HART (5)  HORWOOD (5)  HERMON (1)  HICKS (1)  HEDGES (5)  HILL (11)  HORROD (1)  HOWLETH (1)  JACKSON (2)  JOHNSON (2)  JONES (1)  KENNEY (1)  KENT (6)  KIFF (1)  KING (7)  KIRBY (1)  KNIGHT (4)  LAWARENCE (9)  LEIGHTON (1)  LIDDINGTON (1)  LINES (7)  LOCK (7)  LONG (10)  LUCKETT (2)  MAYNARD (1)  METCALF (1)  MONTGOMERY (1)  MOORE (2)  MORIARTY (6)  MULLER (1)  MUNNS (6)  NESS (3)  NICHOL (1)  OLNEY (5)  OSBORNE (3)  PERKINS (2)  PESTELL (1)  PHILP (2)  POLLEY (1)  PRENTICE (5)  PUGH (7)  PUMMETT (1)  RANSOME (2)  READ (1)  ROWE (1)  SAUNDERS (1)  SHAW (3)  SHELDRAKE (2)  SHEPHERD (5)  SHUFFUL (2)  SIMMS (6)  SMITH (10)  STACEY (2)  STOKES (2)  STONE (5)  STOWE (5)  STROUD (2)  SWAIN (3)  SWORDER (1)  TAYLOR (9)  TEW (4)  THOMPSON (3)  TINSLEY (1)  TODHUNTER (3)  TOFIELD (1)  TURNER (2)  UPSON (4)  VICKERY (3)  VITCHOW (1)  VYSE (9)  WADE (6)  WAKE (4)  WATERS (1)  WEBB (3)  WHEELER (1)  WHITE (1)  WILDON (1)  WILLSON (2)  WILTON (1)  WING (4)  WOOD (1)  YARLINGTON (1)