Names distinctive to Mauritius

The list of names unique to the Republic of Mauritius*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Nishta 54% 1.

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Kavish 21% 1.
2. Farhaan 38% 2.
3. Bhavish 31% 3.

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Beeharry 93% 1.
2. Appadoo 83% 2.
3. Ramchurn 91% 4.
4. Sookun 94% 6.
5. Bundhoo 86% 5.
6. Mungur 83% 7.
7. Boodhun 95% 10.
8. Bissessur 82% 9.
9. Joomun 88% 11.
10. Bhoyroo 96% 15.
11. Mauritius 85% 13.
12. Boodhoo 55% 8.
13. Gopaul 30% 3.
14. Mandary 74% 14.
15. Ramasawmy 90% 16.
16. Seebaluck 96% 20.
17. Luchmun 88% 17.
18. Nunkoo 81% 18.
19. Bholah 94% 23.
20. Speville 100% 25.
21. Ramphul 80% 21.
22. Ramtohul 87% 24.
23. Jeetun 96% 30.
24. Teeluck 91% 29.
25. Gujadhur 89% 31.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
Trinidad and Tobago 19%
Fiji 18%
United Arab Emirates (the) 16%
Luxembourg 16%
Qatar 15%
Suriname 15%
Barbados 15%
Belize 15%
Ghana 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).