I have produced maps that show the occurrence of the study names in the released censuses of 1841 – 1921. The counts reflect the number of people within counties who were born with the name or acquired it e.g. through marriage.
The data is mainly for England and Wales but where I have the data for other countries I’ve included it e.g. some Scottish census.
The figures are as complete as possible for England and Wales. Apart from the obvious fact that some people are not identifiable or may never have been recorded it is known that some records have been lost (e.g. 1861 Thrupp, Oxfordshire).
The 1921 Census also covers military bases overseas and has the following entries
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