The **Total** column shows the total number of people in that county or town with this surname.
For example, there were 104 people called PANTON in Farlesthorpe 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 2571.4286 in Farlesthorpe means that
2571.4286% of the people in Farlesthorpe on census day were called PANTON.

The **Index** column shows the relative probability of finding someone called PANTON
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 PANTON 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 PANTON 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 PANTON here than in the UK as a whole, and 10 would make it ten times as likely.
The value of 0.10 in Farlesthorpe means that you are 0.10 times as likely to find
someone with the surname of PANTON in Farlesthorpe than you would be in the whole of the UK.