Names distinctive to Mexico

The list of names unique to the United Mexican States*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Maria 34% 1.
2. Juana 65% 5.
3. Guadalupe 75% 6.
4. Rosa 30% 3.
5. Martha 46% 4.
6. Ana 22% 2.
7. Margarita 61% 7.
8. Blanca 60% 12.
9. Claudia 30% 8.
10. Alma 57% 17.
11. Josefina 59% 18.
12. Veronica 30% 10.
13. Leticia 41% 16.
14. Alejandra 51% 24.
15. Silvia 30% 11.
16. Laura 20% 9.
17. Norma 33% 15.
18. Teresa 29% 13.
19. Irma 45% 25.
20. Yolanda 41% 23.
21. Gloria 27% 14.
22. Araceli 78% 32.
23. Gabriela 34% 19.
24. Luz 37% 26.
25. Alicia 32% 20.

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Jose 31% 1.
2. Juan 51% 2.
3. Luis 38% 3.
4. Jesus 32% 5.
5. Miguel 41% 7.
6. Francisco 27% 4.
7. Jorge 34% 6.
8. Carlos 22% 8.
9. Alejandro 47% 12.
10. Victor 29% 9.
11. Pedro 24% 10.
12. Manuel 24% 11.
13. Javier 45% 19.
14. Arturo 64% 25.
15. Gerardo 57% 26.
16. Hector 39% 20.
17. Roberto 23% 14.
18. Oscar 33% 18.
19. Raul 39% 21.
20. Mario 22% 13.
21. Ricardo 28% 15.
22. Sergio 28% 16.
23. Enrique 49% 27.
24. Fernando 26% 17.
25. Julio 29% 24.

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Hernandez 62% 1.
2. Garcia 44% 2.
3. Martinez 49% 3.
4. Lopez 44% 4.
5. Gonzalez 44% 5.
6. Perez 42% 7.
7. Sanchez 44% 8.
8. Rodriguez 34% 6.
9. Ramirez 48% 9.
10. Vazquez 79% 14.
11. Flores 43% 11.
12. Cruz 35% 10.
13. Morales 43% 13.
14. Gomez 33% 12.
15. Jimenez 46% 17.
16. Reyes 40% 15.
17. Torres 33% 16.
18. Gutierrez 39% 19.
19. Aguilar 47% 22.
20. Ruiz 38% 21.
21. Diaz 28% 18.
22. Mendoza 36% 20.
23. Juarez 59% 30.
24. Chavez 48% 28.
25. Velazquez 76% 37.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
Nicaragua 88%
Argentina 82%
Peru 62%
Honduras 60%
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 60%
Uruguay 59%
Colombia 58%
Dominican Republic (the) 57%
Panama 56%

*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).