Names distinctive to Romania

The list of names unique to Romania*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Mihaela 77% 1.
2. Andreea 90% 2.
3. Nicoleta 87% 4.
4. Ioana 53% 3.
5. Ionela 83% 6.
6. Alina 29% 5.
7. Oana 86% 9.
8. Georgiana 70% 8.
9. Georgeta 85% 11.
10. Iuliana 89% 14.
11. Mirela 44% 7.
12. Rodica 76% 10.
13. Raluca 90% 15.
14. Viorica 76% 12.
15. Iulia 73% 18.
16. Florica 91% 21.
17. Anca 36% 13.
18. Camelia 41% 16.
19. Lenuta 63% 20.
20. Vasilica 64% 23.
21. Florina 33% 17.
22. Marinela 54% 24.
23. Denisa 39% 19.
24. Doina 69% 26.
25. Dorina 35% 22.

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Ioan 95% 2.
2. Florin 83% 4.
3. Alexandru 79% 6.
4. Vasile 48% 1.
5. Gheorghe 48% 3.
6. Ion 64% 8.
7. Ionut 93% 13.
8. Marius 47% 7.
9. Nicolae 51% 9.
10. Constantin 41% 5.
11. Mihai 40% 10.
12. Ionel 94% 15.
13. Marian 24% 11.
14. Viorel 86% 16.
15. Andrei 30% 12.
16. Iulian 87% 19.
17. Dumitru 32% 14.
18. Catalin 49% 17.
19. Sorin 50% 18.
20. Costel 90% 23.
21. Petru 75% 21.
22. Ciprian 84% 24.
23. Ovidiu 92% 26.
24. Cosmin 92% 27.
25. Claudiu 92% 28.

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Popa 84% 1.
2. Popescu 89% 2.
3. Pop 73% 6.
4. Mihai 49% 3.
5. Ionescu 93% 11.
6. Radu 61% 9.
7. Dumitru 55% 8.
8. Constantin 40% 4.
9. Gheorghe 41% 5.
10. Stoica 92% 12.
11. Vasile 35% 7.
12. Moldovan 87% 16.
13. Serban 92% 19.
14. Matei 74% 15.
15. Rusu 71% 17.
16. Munteanu 77% 21.
17. Sprl 69% 18.
18. Andrei 32% 10.
19. Oprea 88% 26.
20. Stan 50% 14.
21. Stanciu 93% 29.
22. Florea 77% 23.
23. Ilie 62% 20.
24. Ipurl 100% 32.
25. Ciobanu 73% 25.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
Moldova (the Republic of) 17%
Argentina 12%
Andorra 11%
Uruguay 11%
Réunion 11%
Luxembourg 11%
Greece 10%
Mexico 10%

*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).