Names distinctive to Costa Rica

The list of names unique to the Republic of Costa Rica*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Xinia 96% 1.
2. Kattia 79% 3.
3. Yorleny 87% 5.
4. Yamileth 28% 2.
5. Grettel 82% 6.
6. Rosibel 36% 4.
7. Ivannia 93% 10.
8. Floribeth 88% 9.
9. Guiselle 86% 11.
10. Lidieth 89% 12.
11. Lilliana 45% 8.
12. Lilliam 23% 7.
13. Lidiette 98% 19.
14. Luzmilda 93% 20.
15. Odilie 100% 22.
16. Seidy 62% 16.
17. Yorleni 74% 18.
18. Aracelly 30% 13.
19. Hannia 67% 21.
20. Yendry 98% 24.
21. Gloriana 37% 17.
22. Gerardina 29% 15.
23. Dinorah 22% 14.
24. Analive 100% 29.
25. Zeneida 28% 23.

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Greivin 100% 2.
2. Eliecer 28% 1.
3. Olger 49% 4.
4. Oldemar 45% 3.
5. Asdrubal 37% 5.
6. Geiner 39% 6.
7. Keylor 98% 7.
8. Lidier 90% 9.
9. Keilor 100% 12.
10. Johel 35% 8.
11. Celimo 100% 14.
12. Royner 75% 13.
13. Jeancarlo 26% 10.
14. Ronulfo 25% 11.
15. Abdenago 60% 15.
16. Lisimaco 100% 18.
17. Lizanias 69% 17.
18. Elicinio 86% 20.
19. Nautilio 66% 19.
20. Jocksan 77% 21.
21. Egerico 100% 23.
22. Cristhofer 26% 16.
23. Greddy 100% 25.
24. Jairol 100% 29.
25. Elidier 100% 32.

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Quiros 64% 3.
2. Brenes 77% 4.
3. Quesada 52% 2.
4. Araya 37% 1.
5. Fallas 95% 9.
6. Barrantes 58% 8.
7. Monge 36% 6.
8. Valverde 25% 5.
9. Cerdas 96% 14.
10. Cascante 86% 15.
11. Arguedas 86% 18.
12. Barquero 77% 17.
13. Umaña 56% 12.
14. Madrigal 22% 7.
15. Badilla 48% 11.
16. Picado 46% 10.
17. Artavia 95% 20.
18. Matarrita 100% 22.
19. Vindas 98% 23.
20. Viquez 78% 26.
21. Chinchilla 27% 13.
22. Garita 76% 28.
23. Alpizar 56% 21.
24. Azofeifa 99% 33.
25. Sibaja 60% 24.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
Colombia 65%
Chile 57%
Peru 52%
Panama 51%
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 51%
Nicaragua 48%
Dominican Republic (the) 47%
Honduras 43%
Mexico 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).