Top surnames from the 1881 census in Therfield, Hertfordshire

Therfield 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
HAGGER595.01271,695.40
BULLARD443.73831,229.05
KNIGHTS413.4834397.67
ANDERSON373.143615.92
ROBINSON332.80378.79
WATSON302.548910.99
RAND262.2090565.22
HALE262.209061.57
EDWARDS262.20907.93
DRAGE242.0391527.47
WARREN211.784226.69
JACKSON201.69926.08
ANDREWS191.614316.85
RAYNER191.614364.71
PRATT191.614328.10
DALE141.189528.15
FREEMAN141.189518.63
SHEPHERD131.104515.07
CHARTER131.1045570.18
PRESTON131.104522.11
BERRY121.019512.85
MANNING121.019532.07
BRAND121.019569.04
RAYNOR110.9346134.80
BROCKETT100.8496877.19
KING100.84963.90
SHELDRICK100.8496425.53
HOWE100.849621.64
KINGSLEY90.7647436.89
TURNEY90.7647215.83
ATKINS90.764720.39
PARKER90.76474.02
CLARKE90.76473.77
SMITH90.76470.54
COOPER90.76473.14
GRAY80.67974.76
BARKER80.67975.19
HILLS80.679724.58
TUCKER80.679712.28
NORMAN80.679714.67
CHATTEN70.5947729.17
COOK70.59472.99
HOUGHTON70.594717.02
WEBSTER70.59476.84
HARPER70.59479.29
WILKERSON70.5947583.33
JENKINS60.50984.33
SCOTT60.50982.01
LACEY60.509827.66
BONNETT60.5098202.02

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
LEITE1.181,1774285.7143
HAGGER1.181,1771695.4023
BULLARD1.181,1771229.0503
BROCKETT1.181,177877.1930
HATCHET1.181,177869.5652
CHATTEN1.181,177729.1667
OAKMAN1.181,177602.4096
WILKERSON1.181,177583.3333
CHARTER1.181,177570.1754
RAND1.181,177565.2174
DRAGE1.181,177527.4725
KINGSLEY1.181,177436.8932
SHELDRICK1.181,177425.5319
KNIGHTS1.181,177397.6722
TURNEY1.181,177215.8273
PEGRAM1.181,177214.2857
BONNETT1.181,177202.0202
HURRY1.181,177162.6016
BONFIELD1.181,177138.2488
RAYNOR1.181,177134.8039
SOLE1.181,17773.5294
BRAND1.181,17769.0449
RAYNER1.181,17764.7139
DINES1.181,17763.6943
HALE1.181,17761.5676
BATT1.181,17750.1882
BEADLE1.181,17748.3676
ASHMAN1.181,17739.2670
AMBROSE1.181,17738.5728
HOLLINGSWORTH1.181,17738.5109
ANTHONY1.181,17736.5497
SOUTH1.181,17736.0685
GUTTERIDGE1.181,17733.4448
GRIGGS1.181,17732.7154
MANNING1.181,17732.0684
DALE1.181,17728.1520
PRATT1.181,17728.0982
LACEY1.181,17727.6625
WARREN1.181,17726.6870
HILLS1.181,17724.5776
FARROW1.181,17722.6347
PRESTON1.181,17722.1126
HOWE1.181,17721.6357
LAYTON1.181,17721.2314
BURR1.181,17721.1416
ATKINS1.181,17720.3897
FREEMAN1.181,17718.6269
PHILIPS1.181,17718.3486
GROOM1.181,17718.1928
HOUGHTON1.181,17717.0192

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 1,177 people called LEITE in Therfield 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 4285.7143 in Therfield means that 4285.7143% of the people in Therfield on census day were called LEITE.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called LEITE 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 LEITE 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 LEITE 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 LEITE here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 1.18 in Therfield means that you are 1.18 times as likely to find someone with the surname of LEITE in Therfield than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in Therfield in 1881

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

AYLOTT (1)  AMBROSE (4)  ANDERSON (37)  ANDREWS (19)  ANTHONY (5)  ARDLEY (2)  ASHMAN (3)  ATKINS (9)  ATKINSON (1)  BADCOCK (5)  BARKER (8)  BARNES (3)  BARRON (1)  BATT (4)  BEADLE (4)  BENTLEY (1)  BERRY (12)  BIRCH (1)  BIRD (4)  BLOWES (8)  BONFIELD (3)  BONNETT (6)  BRAND (12)  BROCKETT (10)  BULLARD (44)  BULLEN (1)  BURR (2)  BURROWS (1)  BUTLER (1)  CAMPKIN (2)  CARR (1)  CHARTER (13)  CHAPMAN (1)  CHATTEN (7)  CHERRY (1)  CHESSUM (2)  CHRISTMAS (1)  CLARK (3)  CLARKE (9)  COOK (7)  COOPER (9)  COXAL (5)  DALE (14)  DINES (2)  DOWTON (2)  DOWLER (1)  DRAGE (24)  DUKE (1)  EDWARDS (26)  FARDEL (14)  FARDELL (4)  FARROW (5)  FOSTER (5)  FREEMAN (14)  GATWARD (72)  JERARD (4)  GILBY (7)  GILYEAD (1)  GRAY (8)  GREEN (2)  GRIGGS (3)  GROOM (3)  GUIVER (1)  GUTTERIDGE (2)  HAGGER (59)  HALE (26)  HARPER (7)  HATCHET (2)  HAYES (1)  HILLS (8)  HOLINGSWORTH (7)  HOLLINGSWORTH (3)  HOPES (1)  HOUGHTON (7)  HOVIL (7)  HOWARD (5)  HOWE (10)  HUMMERSTON (5)  HUMPHREY (5)  JACKSON (20)  JANEWAY (1)  JENKINS (6)  JONES (4)  KING (10)  KINGSLEY (9)  KITCHNER (5)  KNIGHTS (41)  KNIGHT (2)  LACEY (6)  LAYTON (2)  LEITE (3)  MACHON (1)  MANNING (12)  MASON (3)  MEAD (1)  MALYON (6)  MILLER (1)  MILLS (1)  MOORE (1)  MOULE (5)  NASH (4)  NEWLING (9)  NOADES (21)  NORMAN (8)  NUNN (2)  OAKMAN (5)  PAGE (4)  PARKER (9)  PEGRAM (3)  PEMBERTON (1)  PERRY (1)  PHILIPS (4)  PRATT (19)  PRESTON (13)  RADCOCK (4)  RAND (26)  RAYMENT (8)  RAYNOR (11)  RAYNER (19)  REDSHAW (1)  ROBINSON (33)  RIDDICK (1)  SCHOFIELD (1)  SCOTT (6)  SHACKLETON (2)  SHEARMAN (1)  SHELDRICK (10)  SHEPPHERD (2)  SHEPHERD (13)  SIGGS (4)  TIMS OR SIMS (4)  SKIPP (1)  SMITH (9)  SOLE (2)  SOUTH (4)  SPENCER (4)  SPRUCE (1)  STAMFORD (4)  STOTEN (8)  STRINGER (1)  TOWNSEND (1)  TUCK (2)  TUCKER (8)  TURNER (3)  TURNEY (9)  UNWIN (8)  HURRY (4)  WARD (1)  WARREN (21)  WATSON (30)  WHARFE (1)  WELCH (4)  WEBSTER (7)  WILKERSON (7)  WILLMOTT (1)  WONFOR (1)  WOOD (1)  WOODCOCK (2)  WOOLEY (1)  WRIGHT (1)