Names distinctive to Barbados

The list of names unique to Barbados*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Alleyne 24% 1.
2. Brathwaite 26% 2.
3. Cumberbatch 25% 3.
4. Hunte 23% 4.
5. Harewood 25% 6.
6. Beckles 21% 5.
7. Greenidge 20% 7.
8. Barbados 100% 24.
9. Skeete 26% 9.
10. Prescod 32% 10.
11. Belgrave 25% 8.
12. Yarde 30% 12.
13. Bynoe 27% 11.
14. Waithe 32% 14.
15. Ifill 24% 13.
16. Estwick 41% 20.
17. Broomes 38% 22.
18. Sobers 22% 15.
19. Scantlebury 22% 16.
20. Lorde 42% 26.
21. Collymore 22% 17.
22. Crichlow 21% 18.
23. Leacock 21% 19.
24. Mccollin 33% 27.
25. Toppin 21% 21.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
Trinidad and Tobago 38%
New Zealand 35%
Australia 34%
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 34%
Jamaica 33%
Saint Lucia 32%
Bahamas (the) 31%

*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).