Names distinctive to Oman

The list of names unique to the Sultanate of Oman*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. خلفان 73% 1.
2. برستيج 100% 3.
3. برستيجي 100% 4.
4. عماني 23% 2.
5. هود 43% 5.

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. البلوشي 65% 1.
2. المقبالي 96% 3.
3. الهنائي 98% 4.
4. الوهيبي 65% 2.
5. السيابي 100% 7.
6. الرواحي 100% 8.
7. العبري 75% 6.
8. البوسعيدي 100% 9.
9. الغافري 100% 10.
10. الشكيلي 100% 12.
11. الزدجالي 100% 15.
12. الفارسي 35% 5.
13. الجنيبي 90% 14.
14. الحوسني 83% 13.
15. الشحي 66% 11.
16. البادي 70% 17.
17. الحراصي 100% 22.
18. العريمي 72% 20.
19. الدرعي 63% 21.
20. المعولي 100% 26.
21. الخروصي 100% 27.
22. الهطالي 100% 28.
23. الرحبي 24% 16.
24. الريامي 35% 19.
25. البطاشي 100% 31.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
Kuwait 47%
Qatar 46%
United Arab Emirates (the) 45%
Saudi Arabia 44%
Bahrain 42%
Libya 37%
Egypt 32%
Syrian Arab Republic (the) 31%
Lebanon 31%

*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).