Names distinctive to Burundi

The list of names unique to the Republic of Burundi*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Ndayishimiye 97% 1.
2. Nshimirimana 99% 3.
3. Nduwimana 98% 2.
4. Manirakiza 98% 6.
5. Irakoze 97% 5.
6. Niyonkuru 84% 3.
7. Niyongabo 98% 7.
8. Ndayizeye 98% 8.
9. Bigirimana 98% 10.
10. Nzeyimana 94% 9.
11. Havyarimana 100% 13.
12. Habonimana 99% 15.
13. Hatungimana 98% 17.
14. Nizigiyimana 98% 18.
15. Bizimana 73% 16.
16. Niyonzima 48% 12.
17. Nijimbere 99% 20.
18. Ciza 86% 19.
19. Nduwayo 98% 21.
20. Ndayiragije 100% 22.
21. Kwizera 32% 11.
22. Nkunzimana 100% 26.
23. Nsabimana 38% 14.
24. Burundi 74% 24.
25. Ndayisaba 45% 22.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
Rwanda 29%
Uganda 11%
Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 10%
Kenya 10%
Tanzania, the United Republic of 9%
New Zealand 8%
Belgium 8%
Australia 7%

*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).