Names distinctive to Haiti

The list of names unique to the Republic of Haiti*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Chery 37% 1.
2. Desir 36% 3.
3. Cadet 25% 2.
4. Laguerre 34% 4.
5. Sanon 28% 5.
6. Louissaint 42% 7.
7. Calixte 35% 6.
8. Hyppolite 41% 10.
9. Delva 31% 8.
10. Dorvil 40% 12.
11. Bazile 26% 9.
12. Jeudy 32% 11.
13. Brutus 26% 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).