How many people in Britain have the same name as you?

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What are the chances of someone having the same name as you?

A searchable website will give you the answer in moments.

So if you’re Portsmouth City Council leader Donna Jones, will tell you that you share your name with around 410 people around the country. And there are around 500 people called Paul Cook as well as Pompey’s manager.

But so far as the search shows, Portsmouth North MP Penny Mordaunt doesn’t share her name with anyone traceable.

The most common names found are, for men, David Smith (6,163) and, for women, Susan Smith (3,172).