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7th of April, 2015

Political Names

192.com confirms it, there really is only one Nigel Farage!


192.com, the UK's leading online people directory has checked and it's official, there really is only one Nigel Farage. However it appears your chances of running into a David Cameron are quite high with 192.com revealing there are over 300 of them appearing on the Open Electoral Register.

Natalie Bennetts and Leanne Woods also appear on the register quite frequently; and there is a shock for Nicola Sturgeon as her namesakes are more prevalent south of the border with over 85% of them being based in England.

Whilst there is only one Nigel Farage on the register, 192.com discovered that Ed Miliband is equally as unique, setting him apart from previous Labour leaders, such as Tony Blair who has 116 namesakes and Gordon Brown who shares his name with whopping 1,320 registered voters in the UK.

Here are the full results:

  • David Cameron
  • Nick Clegg
  • Nigel Farage
  • Ed Miliband
  • Nicola Sturgeon
  • Natalie Bennett
  • Leanne Wood
  • 380
  • 40
  • 1
  • 2
  • 14
  • 178
  • 132

192.com Product Director Dominic Blackburn commented: "After the Election debates these are the names on everyone's lips, in addition to this being the closest fought election in decades it is also set to be the most diverse and we move further away from two party politics. Depending on your political persuasion you might be either thrilled or horrified to be sharing a street with a David Cameron, however you can always find out by visiting 192.com"

Both Nigel Farage and Ed Miliband proved to more unique that some famous literary figures, you are more likely to run in to one of the 439 James Bonds or even the 179 Harry Potters. 192.com is clear to point out that neither Nigel or Ed are secret agents or have magical powers their names are just rarer.

192.com has also handily heat mapped the location of the political leaders doppelgängers so you can find out if your local area is Nicola Sturgeon rich or even filled with Nick Cleggs.

Maps created using www.mapsdata.co.uk


Notes to editors:

192.com also discovered that there are 11 Winston Churchill's currently on the electoral roll and even 1 real life Sherlock Homes. If you would like details on any other name please contact the press office.

For press information contact:

Simon Kelman, 192.com Press Office
0207 909 2151
Simon.Kelman@192.com


About 192.com

192.com is the UK's most awarded online directory, helping find people, businesses and places for millions of users every month. On 192.com, users can search over 700 million records including free directory enquiries, edited electoral roll information, local business listings, interactive mapping, aerial photography and property reports.