Top surnames from the 1881 census in Eaton, Leicestershire

Eaton 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
HUBBARD257.1225293.08
SHELTON195.4131460.05
BELLAMY195.4131371.09
GEORGE185.128287.38
DARBY174.8433301.42
PICK164.5584714.29
HARRISON143.988617.97
PEARSON113.133926.98
BECKFORD82.27924,210.53
WHITTAKER82.279248.13
CHRISTIAN82.2792229.89
PATCHETT82.2792476.19
WATCHORN71.99432,121.21
GIBSON61.709414.08
COOK61.70948.61
WILLIAMSON61.709419.07
LEE51.42458.72
JACKSON51.42455.10
SMART51.424531.29
ROSE51.424519.21
SINGLETON51.424572.05
LORD51.424530.90
MORRIS41.13965.12
RODGERS30.854731.22
MATTHEWS30.85479.80
THROSSELL30.85471,666.67
WHITE30.85472.66
GRASS30.85471,111.11
SELBY20.569847.73
MANCHESTER20.5698285.71
ALLEN20.56983.02
WILLIAMS20.56980.79
LOWE20.56987.60
WHITEHEAD20.56988.43
COULSON20.569831.75
KEALEY20.5698952.38
CHESHIRE20.569874.07
GUY20.569826.01
WIDDOWSON20.5698107.53
SMITH20.56980.40
HASE20.56981,428.57
BURROWS10.28496.51
SHIPMAN10.284976.92
BELL10.28491.52
BASS10.284925.19
REDFEARN10.284996.15
BLAKE10.28495.88
BEDFORD10.284912.00
MARRIOTT10.284912.72
ROGERS10.28492.19

Top surnames by population index

Surname Index Total Frequency
BECKFORD0.353514210.5263
WATCHORN0.353512121.2121
THROSSELL0.353511666.6667
HASE0.353511428.5714
PRITCHET0.353511250.0000
GRASS0.353511111.1111
KEALEY0.35351952.3810
PICK0.35351714.2857
PATCHETT0.35351476.1905
SHELTON0.35351460.0484
BELLAMY0.35351371.0938
DARBY0.35351301.4184
HUBBARD0.35351293.0832
MANCHESTER0.35351285.7143
CHRISTIAN0.35351229.8851
MEES0.35351217.3913
WIDDOWSON0.35351107.5269
REDFEARN0.3535196.1538
GEORGE0.3535187.3786
SHIPMAN0.3535176.9231
CHESHIRE0.3535174.0741
SINGLETON0.3535172.0461
JUDSON0.3535162.5000
WHITTAKER0.3535148.1348
SELBY0.3535147.7327
BAGSHAW0.3535135.7143
COULSON0.3535131.7460
SMART0.3535131.2891
RODGERS0.3535131.2175
LORD0.3535130.9023
PEARSON0.3535126.9806
GUY0.3535126.0078
BASS0.3535125.1889
ROSE0.3535119.2086
WILLIAMSON0.3535119.0658
HARRISON0.3535117.9695
PATRICK0.3535114.3062
GIBSON0.3535114.0812
MARRIOTT0.3535112.7226
BEDFORD0.3535112.0048
MATTHEWS0.353519.7975
LEE0.353518.7169
COOK0.353518.6059
WHITEHEAD0.353518.4317
LOWE0.353517.6017
SIMMONS0.353516.9784
BURROWS0.353516.5104
BLAKE0.353515.8824
MORRIS0.353515.1197
JACKSON0.353515.0974

The Total column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname. For example, there were 351 people called BECKFORD in Eaton 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 4210.5263 in Eaton means that 4210.5263% of the people in Eaton on census day were called BECKFORD.

The Index column shows the relative probability of finding someone called BECKFORD 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 BECKFORD 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 BECKFORD 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 BECKFORD here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely. The value of 0.35 in Eaton means that you are 0.35 times as likely to find someone with the surname of BECKFORD in Eaton than you would be in the whole of the UK.

All the surnames recorded in Eaton in 1881

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

ALLEN (2)  BAGSHAW (1)  BASS (1)  BEASTALE (3)  BECKFORD (8)  BEDFORD (1)  BELL (1)  BELLAMY (19)  BLAKE (1)  BREWIN (7)  BURROWS (1)  BURSNALE (4)  BURTON (1)  CAPERN (1)  CHESHIRE (2)  CHRISTIAN (8)  COOK (6)  COULSON (2)  CUSLEY (2)  DARBY (17)  FARDELE (3)  GEORGE (18)  GIBSON (6)  GRASS (3)  GRETTON (1)  GUY (2)  HARRISON (14)  HASE (2)  HOLBY (1)  HUBBARD (25)  JACKSON (5)  JESSON (11)  JUDSON (1)  KEALEY (2)  LEE (5)  LORD (5)  LOWE (2)  MANCHESTER (2)  MARRIOTT (1)  MATTHEWS (3)  MEES (1)  MORRIS (4)  OSWIN (10)  PATCHETT (8)  PATRICK (1)  PEARSON (11)  PIKETT (5)  PICK (16)  POYZER (2)  PRITCHET (1)  REDFEARN (1)  RODGERS (3)  ROGERS (1)  ROSE (5)  SELBY (2)  SENTANCE (5)  SHIPMAN (1)  SIMMONS (1)  SINGLETON (5)  SHELTON (19)  SMART (5)  SMITH (2)  THROSSALL (5)  THROSSELL (3)  TIPPER (1)  WALTHAM (3)  WATCHORN (7)  WHITTAKER (8)  WHITE (3)  WHITEHEAD (2)  WIDDOWSON (2)  WILLIAMS (2)  WILLIAMSON (6)