Top surnames from the 1881 census in Holleth, Lancashire

Holleth is an 1881 census registration district in the county of Lancashire

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
FOX1020.0000215.52
WARD1020.000091.58
ALLEN48.000042.33
SIMPSON48.000045.71
COOKSON24.0000338.98
DIXON24.000036.50
CLARK24.000013.31
JACKSON24.000014.32
NORTH12.000060.24
LAVERTY12.00001,428.57
HALL12.00006.80
STANDING12.0000312.50
MITCHELL12.00009.86
YOUNGE12.00003,333.33
CROSS12.000029.07
ASPINALL12.0000144.93
MAUSON12.0000
HELM12.0000454.55
FLETCHER12.000017.51

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
YOUNGE0.05503333.3333
LAVERTY0.05501428.5714
HELM0.0550454.5455
COOKSON0.0550338.9831
STANDING0.0550312.5000
FOX0.0550215.5172
ASPINALL0.0550144.9275
WARD0.055091.5751
NORTH0.055060.2410
SIMPSON0.055045.7143
ALLEN0.055042.3280
DIXON0.055036.4964
CROSS0.055029.0698
FLETCHER0.055017.5131
JACKSON0.055014.3164
CLARK0.055013.3067
MITCHELL0.05509.8619
HALL0.05506.7981
MAUSON0.0550

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 50 people called YOUNGE in Holleth 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 Holleth means that 3333.3333% of the people in Holleth on census day were called YOUNGE.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called YOUNGE 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 YOUNGE 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 YOUNGE 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 YOUNGE here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 0.05 in Holleth means that you are 0.05 times as likely to find someone with the surname of YOUNGE in Holleth than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in Holleth in 1881

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

ALLEN (4)  ASPINALL (1)  CARTNAELL (1)  CLARK (2)  COOKSON (2)  CROSS (1)  DIXON (2)  FLETCHER (1)  FOX (10)  HALL (1)  HELM (1)  HOOLE (1)  JACKSON (2)  LAVERTY (1)  MAUSON (1)  MITCHELL (1)  NORTH (1)  SIMPSON (4)  STANDING (1)  WARD (10)  YOUNGE (1)  ZWEKE (1)