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12/2/2014, 1:30 PM Frollein Gladys
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3/28/2008, 2:44 PM anonymous

Name Sykes
Type Surname (from location)
Usage English
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

English Surname (mainly Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived by a stream in a marsh or in a hollow, from Middle English syke ‘marshy stream’, ‘damp gully’, or a habitational name from one of the places named with this word, in Lancashire and West Yorkshire.
Added 3/28/2008 by anonymous