Names distinctive to Cuba

The list of names unique to the Republic of Cuba*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Yaima 27% 1.
2. Niurka 36% 2.
3. Yanelis 37% 3.
4. Dayami 52% 6.
5. Odalys 37% 5.
6. Mayelin 25% 3.

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Osmany 72% 1.
2. Reinier 27% 2.

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Valdés 39% 1.
2. Padrón 57% 4.
3. Sotolongo 53% 3.
4. Hechavarria 65% 6.
5. Glez 26% 2.
6. Morejon 26% 5.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
El Salvador 18%
Puerto Rico 17%
Guatemala 17%
Panama 16%
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 16%
Dominican Republic (the) 15%
Belize 14%
Andorra 14%
Aruba 13%

*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).