Names distinctive to Portugal

The list of names unique to the Portuguese Republic*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Inês 99% 1.
2. Filipa 83% 2.
3. Patrícia 79% 4.
4. Sónia 100% 7.
5. Cláudia 92% 6.
6. Cátia 98% 8.
7. Anabela 32% 3.
8. Fátima 71% 5.
9. Tânia 94% 9.
10. Bárbara 50% 10.
11. Sílvia 85% 12.
12. Márcia 71% 11.
13. Vânia 88% 15.
14. Luísa 97% 16.
15. Jéssica 53% 14.
16. Lúcia 84% 17.
17. Ângela 91% 18.
18. Célia 36% 13.
19. Nádia 87% 21.
20. Xana 60% 19.
21. Amélia 65% 22.
22. Florbela 75% 23.
23. Constança 100% 26.
24. Natália 33% 20.
25. Emília 95% 29.

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. João 73% 1.
2. Nuno 74% 2.
3. Rui 30% 3.
4. Gonçalo 100% 5.
5. António 65% 4.
6. Luís 71% 6.
7. Fábio 84% 7.
8. Sérgio 88% 8.
9. Mário 59% 9.
10. 95% 12.
11. Joo 22% 10.
12. Tomás 41% 11.
13. Rúben 100% 14.
14. Vítor 96% 16.
15. Márcio 70% 15.
16. Flávio 69% 17.
17. Hélder 100% 21.
18. Antnio 72% 20.
19. Gonalo 100% 24.
20. Martim 21% 13.
21. Simão 42% 19.
22. Júlio 77% 23.
23. Cláudio 33% 18.
24. Rogério 54% 22.
25. Srgio 88% 25.

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Gonçalves 47% 1.
2. Henriques 39% 2.
3. Guerreiro 41% 5.
4. Loureiro 30% 4.
5. Simões 67% 9.
6. Pinho 21% 3.
7. Rebelo 42% 7.
8. Branco 22% 6.
9. Lourenço 44% 8.
10. Magalhães 55% 12.
11. Carreira 43% 15.
12. Araújo 38% 16.
13. Pais 32% 13.
14. Barata 38% 18.
15. Morgado 24% 10.
16. 60% 20.
17. Madeira 21% 11.
18. Dinis 41% 19.
19. Godinho 22% 14.
20. Raposo 25% 17.
21. Farinha 53% 22.
22. Castanheira 50% 21.
23. Leitão 71% 30.
24. Cabrita 72% 33.
25. Louro 49% 24.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
Brazil 73%
Luxembourg 29%
Uruguay 26%
Peru 15%
Nicaragua 14%
Andorra 14%
Argentina 14%
Dominican Republic (the) 13%
Spain 13%

*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).