Names distinctive to Australia

The list of names unique to Australia*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Kylie 43% 2.
2. Fiona 23% 1.
3. Bronwyn 44% 3.
4. Narelle 95% 9.
5. Jacqui 36% 4.
6. Maree 30% 5.
7. Peta 30% 8.
8. Kerrie 27% 7.
9. Felicity 25% 6.
10. Trish 25% 10.
11. Tegan 55% 12.
12. Kym 35% 14.
13. Tahlia 83% 21.
14. Skye 28% 13.
15. Kerryn 73% 23.
16. Steph 21% 11.
17. Taylah 99% 29.
18. Tayla 45% 20.
19. Prue 50% 22.
20. Sharyn 25% 16.
21. Bev 22% 15.
22. Philippa 22% 17.
23. Cath 45% 26.
24. Georgie 23% 18.
25. Kath 21% 19.

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Lachlan 90% 3.
2. Geoff 40% 1.
3. Graeme 23% 2.
4. Mick 29% 4.
5. Zac 48% 6.
6. Jayden 48% 7.
7. Rhys 31% 5.
8. Hamish 27% 8.
9. Con 56% 10.
10. Jarrad 56% 11.
11. Lachie 100% 14.
12. Nic 25% 9.
13. Matty 41% 12.
14. Jye 96% 17.
15. Brayden 24% 13.
16. Jarryd 42% 15.
17. Phill 30% 16.
18. Lachy 100% 21.
19. Kieren 29% 18.
20. Lochlan 94% 25.
21. Kye 26% 19.
22. Merv 48% 24.
23. Seb 24% 20.
24. Lochie 69% 33.
25. Jaiden 50% 26.

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Bourke 44% 1.
2. Australia 91% 8.
3. Gleeson 34% 2.
4. Shrestha 25% 3.
5. Hocking 37% 5.
6. Mclennan 35% 7.
7. Mcinnes 32% 10.
8. Tonkin 41% 12.
9. Pascoe 29% 9.
10. Hosking 40% 13.
11. Dunstan 35% 11.
12. Camilleri 20% 4.
13. Moloney 20% 6.
14. Gaicd 100% 42.
15. Micallef 43% 21.
16. Toohey 42% 23.
17. Mclachlan 25% 15.
18. Galea 25% 17.
19. Treloar 51% 32.
20. Symons 22% 16.
21. Inglis 21% 14.
22. Mcinerney 25% 19.
23. Zammit 22% 18.
24. Doolan 33% 28.
25. Spiteri 25% 24.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
New Zealand 91%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the) 89%
United States of America (the) 74%
Ireland 61%
Isle of Man 56%
Canada 50%
Jamaica 44%
Guyana 42%

*The rank of the unique name is the geometric average of the name uniqueness and the name prevalence in the respective country. Name uniqueness is measured only by the exact grapheme form (not taking into account transliterational equivalents or phonetic similarities).

** Country similarity is the correlation of the relative frequency of the names shared by two countries (as measured by cosine similarity).