Names distinctive to Malta

The list of names unique to the Republic of Malta*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Jesmond 100% 1.

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Camilleri 43% 2.
2. Farrugia 49% 4.
3. Borg 25% 1.
4. Zammit 48% 5.
5. Vella 23% 3.
6. Grech 46% 6.
7. Attard 43% 7.
8. Azzopardi 49% 8.
9. Mifsud 49% 11.
10. Spiteri 44% 9.
11. Cassar 40% 10.
12. Muscat 45% 12.
13. Agius 46% 14.
14. Caruana 31% 13.
15. Mizzi 48% 17.
16. Schembri 34% 15.
17. Debono 44% 19.
18. Gatt 39% 18.
19. Sammut 43% 20.
20. Falzon 46% 21.
21. Bonnici 51% 23.
22. Abela 27% 16.
23. Xuereb 56% 25.
24. Scicluna 53% 24.
25. Portelli 33% 22.

*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).