Names distinctive to Benin

The list of names unique to the Republic of Benin*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Dossou 75% 1.
2. Amoussou 86% 2.
3. Assogba 91% 3.
4. Gbaguidi 89% 4.
5. Tossou 82% 5.
6. Quenum 86% 6.
7. Agossou 89% 7.
8. Houessou 92% 8.
9. Sossou 81% 9.
10. Zinsou 89% 10.
11. Adjovi 88% 11.
12. Zannou 91% 12.
13. Djossou 88% 14.
14. Chabi 82% 13.
15. Hounsou 95% 17.
16. Hounkpatin 94% 20.
17. Dansou 87% 18.
18. Ahouandjinou 100% 22.
19. Lokossou 87% 19.
20. Houssou 92% 21.
21. Hountondji 93% 23.
22. Tchibozo 89% 24.
23. Codjia 89% 26.
24. Montcho 94% 27.
25. Kakpo 86% 25.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
Togo 26%
Côte d'Ivoire 24%
Senegal 20%
Burkina Faso 19%
Gabon 19%
Niger (the) 16%
Cameroon 16%
Mali 16%
Ghana 15%

*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).