Names distinctive to Moldova (the Republic of)

The list of names unique to the Republic of Moldova*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Olesea 93% 1.
2. Nadejda 77% 2.
3. Ecaterina 34% 3.
4. Liudmila 53% 4.

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Ion 26% 1.
2. Sergiu 51% 2.
3. Serghei 77% 6.
4. Vitalie 77% 7.
5. Mihail 44% 3.
6. Oleg 40% 4.
7. Vadim 49% 5.
8. Alexandr 66% 8.
9. Iurie 80% 9.
10. Veaceslav 79% 11.
11. Valeriu 47% 10.
12. Anatolie 73% 14.
13. Eugeniu 73% 15.
14. Alexei 50% 13.
15. Ruslan 21% 12.
16. Vasea 100% 18.
17. Vladislav 32% 17.
18. Sergey 22% 16.
19. Vova 82% 20.
20. Dmitri 28% 19.

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Ceban 86% 1.
2. Cebotari 87% 5.
3. Turcan 47% 8.
4. Rotari 79% 12.
5. Ursu 30% 3.
6. Sirbu 29% 6.
7. Cojocari 83% 14.
8. Rotaru 24% 2.
9. Turcanu 51% 11.
10. Railean 95% 16.
11. Cojocaru 20% 4.
12. Melnic 75% 15.
13. Moraru 23% 7.
14. Rosca 23% 9.
15. Bivol 71% 17.
16. Grosu 28% 10.
17. Plamadeala 77% 19.
18. Botnaru 99% 21.
19. Russu 64% 20.
20. Cazacu 25% 13.
21. Guzun 99% 29.
22. Cebanu 93% 39.
23. Dodon 81% 31.
24. Golban 70% 27.
25. Tcaci 100% 49.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
Romania 17%
Belarus 11%
Luxembourg 9%
Tajikistan 7%
Albania 7%
Azerbaijan 7%
Belize 6%
New Zealand 6%

*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).