Names distinctive to United States of America (the)

The list of names unique to the United States of America*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Mary 64% 1.
2. Jennifer 71% 2.
3. Linda 71% 4.
4. Susan 69% 6.
5. Lisa 74% 8.
6. Barbara 66% 7.
7. Patricia 44% 3.
8. Karen 64% 10.
9. Kimberly 93% 17.
10. Jessica 52% 9.
11. Amy 84% 18.
12. Elizabeth 38% 5.
13. Donna 86% 20.
14. Melissa 75% 16.
15. Michelle 58% 11.
16. Nancy 59% 13.
17. Carol 77% 23.
18. Ashley 79% 26.
19. Amanda 56% 15.
20. Stephanie 66% 21.
21. Deborah 67% 22.
22. Sarah 46% 12.
23. Sharon 73% 27.
24. Kathleen 84% 29.
25. Heather 88% 31.

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Michael 60% 1.
2. Robert 68% 4.
3. John 58% 2.
4. James 57% 3.
5. David 48% 5.
6. William 71% 6.
7. Richard 58% 7.
8. Christopher 65% 10.
9. Mark 68% 13.
10. Matthew 79% 14.
11. Charles 63% 12.
12. Brian 76% 15.
13. Thomas 33% 8.
14. Steven 73% 16.
15. Joseph 30% 9.
16. Jason 78% 19.
17. Donald 79% 22.
18. Timothy 80% 25.
19. Jeffrey 76% 20.
20. Kevin 62% 18.
21. Kenneth 75% 23.
22. Gary 79% 28.
23. Daniel 24% 11.
24. Andrew 55% 21.
25. Ronald 63% 27.

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Smith 63% 1.
2. Johnson 70% 2.
3. Williams 64% 3.
4. Brown 66% 4.
5. Jones 64% 5.
6. Miller 79% 6.
7. Davis 80% 7.
8. User 95% 8.
9. Anderson 71% 10.
10. Moore 74% 12.
11. Taylor 57% 11.
12. White 68% 15.
13. Wilson 45% 9.
14. Thompson 64% 14.
15. Harris 70% 17.
16. Jackson 50% 13.
17. Clark 68% 18.
18. Robinson 63% 20.
19. Walker 63% 21.
20. Hall 67% 22.
21. Lewis 58% 19.
22. Young 65% 24.
23. Lee 35% 16.
24. King 60% 25.
25. Wright 63% 26.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the) 78%
New Zealand 75%
Australia 74%
Ireland 51%
Guyana 44%
Isle of Man 42%
Jamaica 40%
South Africa 38%

*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).