Names distinctive to Gambia (the)

The list of names unique to the Republic of the Gambia*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Ebrima 91% 1.
2. Lamin 36% 2.
3. Muhamadou 100% 4.
4. Mahamadou 30% 3.
5. Momodou 88% 6.
6. Saikou 99% 8.
7. Hagie 84% 7.
8. Abdoulie 92% 9.
9. Bubacarr 98% 11.
10. Alhagie 97% 12.
11. Sulayman 26% 5.
12. Dembo 47% 10.

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Jallow 89% 1.
2. Ceesay 88% 2.
3. Touray 90% 3.
4. Njie 74% 4.
5. Drammeh 91% 6.
6. Sillah 72% 5.
7. Sanneh 93% 8.
8. Jammeh 92% 9.
9. Jaiteh 92% 10.
10. Sanyang 93% 11.
11. Bojang 83% 12.
12. Cham 59% 7.
13. Sowe 92% 15.
14. Manneh 87% 14.
15. Baldeh 95% 16.
16. Jatta 74% 13.
17. Darboe 92% 17.
18. Jarju 95% 20.
19. Badjie 93% 21.
20. Jawara 91% 22.
21. Joof 92% 24.
22. Kanteh 97% 25.
23. Fatty 80% 23.
24. Trawally 94% 26.
25. Sumareh 99% 27.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
Sierra Leone 21%
Liberia 18%
Senegal 17%
New Zealand 17%
Australia 16%
Guinea 15%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the) 15%
Trinidad and Tobago 14%
Isle of Man 14%

*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).