Names distinctive to Gabon

The list of names unique to the Gabonese Republic*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Nguema 58% 2.
2. Ndong 27% 1.
3. Obame 95% 4.
4. Ondo 41% 3.
5. Obiang 72% 5.
6. Bekale 95% 10.
7. Ntoutoume 95% 13.
8. Boussougou 100% 16.
9. Mezui 100% 19.
10. Minko 44% 7.
11. Mve 85% 18.
12. Ogoula 100% 21.
13. Ovono 100% 22.
14. Mintsa 100% 24.
15. Gabon 28% 8.
16. Ogandaga 100% 25.
17. Mbadinga 29% 9.
18. Nziengui 23% 6.
19. Mihindou 32% 10.
20. Assoumou 38% 17.
21. Essono 30% 12.
22. Edou 47% 22.
23. Abessolo 28% 15.
24. Kombila 25% 14.
25. Moundounga 31% 20.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
Senegal 22%
Côte d'Ivoire 20%
Cameroon 19%
Benin 19%
Congo (the Democratic Republic of the) 19%
Togo 18%
Burkina Faso 18%
Mali 17%

*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).