Names distinctive to Aruba

The list of names unique to Aruba*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Croes 43% 1.
2. Geerman 77% 2.
3. Werleman 81% 3.
4. Figaroa 76% 6.
5. Koolman 59% 4.
6. Aruba 59% 5.
7. Boekhoudt 60% 9.
8. Rasmijn 92% 10.
9. Oduber 46% 8.
10. Lacle 29% 7.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
Belize 25%
New Zealand 24%
Australia 23%
Barbados 22%
Suriname 21%

*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).