The **Total** column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname.
For example, there were 21 people called BLUE in Kilbrandon Kilchattan 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 2500.0000 in Kilbrandon Kilchattan means that
2500.0000% of the people in Kilbrandon Kilchattan on census day were called BLUE.

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