The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname.
For example, there were 16,130 people called KINDLEY in Ince In Makerfield 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 456.9892 in Ince In Makerfield means that
456.9892% of the people in Ince In Makerfield on census day were called KINDLEY.
The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called KINDLEY
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 KINDLEY 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 KINDLEY 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 KINDLEY here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely.
The value of 16.13 in Ince In Makerfield means that you are 16.13 times as likely to find
someone with the surname of KINDLEY in Ince In Makerfield than you would be in the whole of the UK.