Keep it in the Family
Professor Sykes did some research and proved that he was related to all the other Sykes (what's the plural of Sykes?) in the UK.
This includes Melanie and Eric.
The Observer Surnames Supplement tells us where the highest concentrations of people with the same surname are found.
Melanie and Eric both come from the Oldham area.It tells us that 'Kay' is a metonymic name (based on occupation) mostly found in Bolton.
So Peter and Vernon are family.
I'd always thought that it was a coincidence that Joe Cocker and Jarvis Cocker hailed from Sheffield. But no doubt their family trees overlap somewhere.
Find your region here.
So what about these two ageing beauties?Brother managers?
Labels: surnames. Joe Jarvis Cocker.