Top surnames from the 1881 census in St Mary Somerset, London

St Mary Somerset is an 1881 census registration district in the county of London

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
STEEL521.7391531.91
WINBUSH313.0435
TYLER14.3478147.06
MACGOWAN14.3478
WYATT14.3478149.25
WEST14.347845.25
WEBB14.347832.05
PARKER14.347822.88
WHITCHER14.34783,333.33

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
WHITCHER0.02233333.3333
STEEL0.0223531.9149
WYATT0.0223149.2537
TYLER0.0223147.0588
WEST0.022345.2489
WEBB0.022332.0513
PARKER0.022322.8833
MACGOWAN0.0223
WINBUSH0.0223

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 23 people called WHITCHER in St Mary Somerset 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 3333.3333 in St Mary Somerset means that 3333.3333% of the people in St Mary Somerset on census day were called WHITCHER.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called WHITCHER 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 WHITCHER 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 WHITCHER 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 WHITCHER here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 0.02 in St Mary Somerset means that you are 0.02 times as likely to find someone with the surname of WHITCHER in St Mary Somerset than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in St Mary Somerset in 1881

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

MASSINGHAM (3)  MACGOWAN (1)  MC KENZIE (3)  O'MAHONY (1)  PARKER (1)  SPELLIN (1)  STEEL (5)  TYLER (1)  WEBB (1)  WEST (1)  WHITCHER (1)  WINBUSH (3)  WYATT (1)