Names distinctive to Spain

The list of names unique to the Kingdom of Spain*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Nuria 71% 2.
2. Inmaculada 98% 4.
3. Pilar 32% 1.
4. Montserrat 31% 6.
5. Noelia 21% 3.
6. Begoña 95% 9.
7. Almudena 98% 10.
8. Vanesa 22% 5.
9. Gema 40% 8.
10. Nerea 87% 11.
11. Estefania 22% 7.
12. Mireia 92% 13.
13. Ainhoa 98% 14.
14. Montse 87% 16.
15. Elisabet 24% 12.
16. Inma 87% 21.
17. Paqui 79% 20.
18. Laia 97% 23.
19. Aroa 100% 24.
20. Encarna 93% 27.
21. Conchi 77% 25.
22. Maite 21% 15.
23. Macarena 27% 17.
24. Judit 32% 19.
25. Aranzazu 41% 22.

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Jordi 72% 1.
2. Aitor 97% 2.
3. Josep 63% 3.
4. Jaume 87% 4.
5. Iñaki 89% 8.
6. Asier 97% 11.
7. Francesc 96% 10.
8. Iñigo 60% 7.
9. Iker 76% 15.
10. Javi 58% 9.
11. Mikel 31% 5.
12. Sergi 34% 6.
13. Lluis 100% 21.
14. Paco 47% 12.
15. Unai 98% 22.
16. Enric 90% 19.
17. Xabier 97% 24.
18. Gorka 57% 18.
19. Carles 28% 13.
20. Oriol 36% 17.
21. Jesús 26% 14.
22. Joseba 95% 29.
23. Miquel 25% 16.
24. Rafa 37% 20.
25. Yeray 100% 36.

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Manuel 21% 1.
2. Concepcion 48% 4.
3. De 46% 5.
4. Angeles 32% 2.
5. Joaquin 27% 3.
6. Montserrat 51% 6.
7. Asuncion 30% 7.
8. Sanz 41% 10.
9. Cristobal 28% 9.
10. Fernández 24% 8.
11. Fax 96% 20.
12. Barcelona 48% 13.
13. Andalucia 99% 21.
14. Ascension 61% 17.
15. Purificacion 37% 12.
16. Martín 47% 14.
17. Bartolome 29% 11.
18. Herrero 42% 16.
19. Catalunya 100% 26.
20. Pons 30% 15.
21. Marti 22% 18.
22. Llobregat 97% 43.
23. Casado 34% 23.
24. Canarias 89% 45.
25. Exposito 61% 34.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 60%
Nicaragua 56%
Mexico 55%
Honduras 54%
Dominican Republic (the) 50%
Peru 50%
Argentina 49%
Panama 48%
Uruguay 45%

*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).