Top surnames from the 1881 census in Desford, Leicestershire

Desford is an 1881 census registration district in the county of Leicestershire

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
BENNETT384.226925.72
RICHARDSON303.337019.60
POOL293.2258278.31
STEVENS252.780926.64
PLANT192.113595.57
STORER192.1135337.48
WALKER182.00225.98
BENT182.0022274.81
NEWBERRY161.7798433.60
MANSFIELD161.779894.84
KINTON151.66852,173.91
ARCHER141.557337.65
HOLT141.557323.26
NEAL141.557352.63
HARRISON131.44616.51
HEGGS131.44611,830.99
THOMPSON131.44614.83
LINES121.3348125.79
ROBERTS121.33483.55
JORDAN121.334830.21
SMITH111.22360.87
LANE111.223617.76
CAWOOD91.0011422.54
HEADLEY91.0011370.37
POTTER91.001115.44
GRIMES91.001186.71
COOK80.88994.48
FOX80.88999.58
SHERWIN80.8899165.29
CHAPMAN80.88996.27
YARNELL80.88991,481.48
BAILEY80.88995.91
ROWE70.778613.71
RILEY70.77869.84
PICKERING70.778621.58
GARDNER70.778611.47
HARRIS70.77863.06
REID70.77867.41
WILLIS60.667412.55
BATES60.667410.49
NEWBURY60.6674109.69
CARTWRIGHT60.667417.51
TIMSON60.6674214.29
BLAND60.667432.19
MELLOR60.667418.95
GREGORY50.55627.93
BOOTH50.55625.64
SWANN50.556250.97
ROBINSON50.55621.74
WEST50.55625.78

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
KINTON0.908992173.9130
HEGGS0.908991830.9859
YARNELL0.908991481.4815
POYNOR0.908991428.5714
NEWBERRY0.90899433.6043
CAWOOD0.90899422.5352
HEADLEY0.90899370.3704
STORER0.90899337.4778
POYNER0.90899303.0303
POOL0.90899278.3109
BENT0.90899274.8092
TIMSON0.90899214.2857
TIMMONS0.90899208.3333
SHERWIN0.90899165.2893
LALLEY0.90899128.2051
LINES0.90899125.7862
NEWBURY0.90899109.6892
CROWSON0.90899103.0928
PLANT0.9089995.5734
MANSFIELD0.9089994.8429
GRIMES0.9089986.7052
RUDKIN0.9089984.5070
NEWBOLD0.9089976.2195
ABELL0.9089971.9424
PICTON0.9089965.3595
HIPWELL0.9089964.1026
BRITTAN0.9089960.2410
HENTON0.9089958.4795
NEAL0.9089952.6316
SWANN0.9089950.9684
SALE0.9089950.6757
WILEMAN0.9089948.5437
TIMMIS0.9089947.8469
BOWN0.9089940.2414
FORESTER0.9089938.6100
ARCHER0.9089937.6547
LOVETT0.9089936.4964
GLENN0.9089935.4610
FRITH0.9089933.4448
BATT0.9089932.8947
LETTS0.9089932.5733
BLAND0.9089932.1888
JORDAN0.9089930.2115
GEARY0.9089928.4495
STEVENS0.9089926.6383
HULL0.9089926.6099
BENNETT0.9089925.7174
PEARS0.9089924.1546
HOLT0.9089923.2597
LAUGHTON0.9089922.8833

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 899 people called KINTON in Desford 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 2173.9130 in Desford means that 2173.9130% of the people in Desford on census day were called KINTON.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called KINTON 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 KINTON 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 KINTON 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 KINTON here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 0.90 in Desford means that you are 0.90 times as likely to find someone with the surname of KINTON in Desford than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in Desford in 1881

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

ABELL (2)  ALLEN (2)  ALLAN (2)  AMOS (1)  ARCHER (14)  ARMSTRONG (1)  BAILEY (8)  BALL (1)  BATES (6)  BATT (2)  BAULDS (3)  BAXTER (4)  BENNETT (38)  BENT (18)  BETTS (1)  BIGGS (1)  BLAND (6)  BOOTH (5)  BOWN (2)  BRADLEY (1)  BRITTAN (1)  BROWN (5)  BRYAN (1)  BUCKLEY (3)  BURDETT (1)  CALOW (6)  CARTWRIGHT (6)  CAWOOD (9)  CHAMBERLAIN (3)  CHAPMAN (8)  CHAWNER (5)  CHECKLAND (2)  CHESTERLAN (1)  CHESTERTON (2)  COOK (8)  COOPER (5)  COX (3)  CROWSON (2)  DAVIS (1)  DILKES (5)  DYMOCK (3)  DINSOM (?) (1)  DOBSON (1)  DRACKLEY (4)  EASOM (?) (1)  EDWARDS (2)  ELLIOTT (2)  FAIRBROTHER (1)  FERNE (1)  FORESTER (1)  FOX (8)  FREARSON (?) (3)  FREEMAN (1)  FRITH (3)  FROST (3)  GARDNER (7)  GEARY (2)  GILBERT (3)  GILL (3)  GLENN (1)  GLOVER (3)  GODFREY (2)  JORDAN (12)  GREGORY (5)  GRIMES (9)  GUTTRIDGE (15)  HALL (3)  HARDY (1)  HARRIS (7)  HARRISON (13)  HARVEY (1)  HASSALL (7)  HAYES (4)  HEAP (1)  HEADLEY (9)  HICKS (1)  HIGGINS (1)  HEGGS (13)  HENTON (1)  HIPWELL (1)  HOLLICK (5)  HOLT (14)  HOPKINSON (2)  HORSPOOL (2)  HUBBARD (3)  HULL (5)  JARVIS (3)  KILSBY (1)  KILWORTH (1)  KINTON (15)  LALLEY (1)  LAMPARD (1)  LANE (11)  LAWRENCE (3)  LAUGHTON (1)  LETTS (1)  LEWIS (1)  LINES (12)  LESTER (3)  LOVETT (3)  MADDOCKS (1)  MANSFIELD (16)  MASON (3)  DOWELL (1)  MELLOR (6)  MORRIS (2)  MOSS (4)  NEALE (3)  NEAL (14)  NEWBOLD (5)  NEWBERRY (16)  NEWBURY (6)  OAKLEY (1)  ORDISH (6)  PAUL (4)  PAYNE (1)  PEACOCK (2)  PEARS (1)  PICKERING (7)  PICTON (2)  PLANT (19)  POYNER (4)  POYNOR (2)  POOL (29)  POOLE (4)  POTTER (9)  POWDRILL (17)  PRATT (4)  PRICE (1)  PRIESTNAL (9)  RADFORD (1)  REDFERN (1)  REID (7)  RICHARDSON (30)  RILEY (7)  ROBERTS (12)  ROBINSON (5)  ROWE (7)  RUDKIN (3)  RUSSELL (3)  SALE (3)  SANDERS (5)  SHERWIN (8)  SHIPLEY (1)  SHRIVES (5)  SMART (1)  SMITH (11)  STEVENS (25)  STOKES (3)  STONE (2)  STORER (19)  STRETTON (1)  SWANN (5)  TAILBY (4)  TALLBOT (3)  TAYLOR (2)  THOMPSON (13)  TIMMONS (1)  TIMMIS (1)  TIMSON (6)  TOWNSEND (4)  UPTON (2)  WALKER (18)  WALL (2)  WASHBOURNE (6)  WATTS (1)  WEST (5)  WESTON (1)  WHITE (4)  WILEMAN (1)  WILLIS (6)  WITHERBED (1)  YARNELL (8)  YATES (1)  YOUNG (2)