Names distinctive to Philippines (the)

The list of names unique to the Republic of the Philippines*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Jocelyn 79% 1.
2. Maricel 93% 3.
3. Teresita 76% 2.
4. Rowena 92% 6.
5. Marites 98% 9.
6. Erlinda 88% 8.
7. Marilou 96% 11.
8. Aiwa 100% 12.
9. Josephine 43% 5.
10. Analyn 99% 16.
11. Lolita 88% 15.
12. Evelyn 32% 4.
13. Corazon 94% 19.
14. Marilyn 37% 7.
15. Evangeline 90% 21.
16. Marivic 98% 25.
17. Gina 39% 10.
18. Nenita 97% 29.
19. Rosemarie 54% 13.
20. Arlene 52% 14.
21. Myrna 69% 22.
22. Rosita 69% 23.
23. Rosalie 69% 26.
24. Marissa 58% 24.
25. Imelda 49% 17.

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Romeo 66% 2.
2. Reynaldo 68% 3.
3. Rolando 55% 4.
4. Danilo 49% 5.
5. Arnel 99% 10.
6. Joel 27% 1.
7. Rogelio 46% 6.
8. Marlon 56% 9.
9. Jayson 84% 19.
10. Noel 40% 8.
11. Edwin 28% 7.
12. Allan 36% 13.
13. Rodolfo 29% 12.
14. Elmer 55% 22.
15. Ernesto 27% 11.
16. Alvin 46% 18.
17. Wilfredo 61% 25.
18. Ariel 38% 16.
19. Ramil 93% 34.
20. Jerry 29% 15.
21. Joselito 76% 31.
22. Renato 27% 14.
23. Randy 32% 17.
24. Juanito 90% 36.
25. Edgardo 52% 27.

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Magnampo 100% 1.
2. Windam 100% 2.
3. Villanueva 42% 5.
4. Gonzales 34% 3.
5. Bautista 33% 4.
6. Aquino 34% 6.
7. Manalo 94% 11.
8. Tolentino 60% 9.
9. Corpuz 94% 12.
10. Soriano 48% 8.
11. Dizon 92% 14.
12. Pascua 89% 22.
13. Domingo 23% 7.
14. Legaspi 91% 26.
15. Espiritu 77% 25.
16. Ferrer 44% 15.
17. Mercado 28% 10.
18. Guevarra 96% 29.
19. Atienza 90% 32.
20. Villamor 95% 34.
21. Sison 92% 33.
22. Sarmiento 33% 17.
23. Pascual 31% 16.
24. Magbanua 99% 43.
25. Roxas 95% 41.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
Peru 41%
Dominican Republic (the) 35%
Nicaragua 34%
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 34%
Panama 33%
Mexico 32%
Spain 31%
Honduras 30%
Uruguay 29%

*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).