Names distinctive to Viet Nam

The list of names unique to the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Thảo 100% 5.
2. Lan 75% 4.
3. Huong 38% 2.
4. Thao 27% 3.
5. Ngoc 22% 1.
6. Use 36% 7.
7. Huyen 44% 8.
8. Vy 31% 6.
9. Ly 46% 9.
10. Nhu 36% 12.
11. Oanh 22% 10.
12. Hanh 26% 11.
13. Ánh 100% 20.
14. Phượng 100% 21.
15. Uyen 50% 17.
16. Duyen 44% 16.
17. Tuyet 40% 18.
18. Quyen 21% 13.
19. Như 22% 15.
20. Thư 20% 14.
21. Nguyet 44% 22.
22. Uyên 21% 19.
23. Thy 32% 24.
24. Hân 20% 23.
25. Mỹ 22% 25.

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Cuong 84% 3.
2. Trung 71% 2.
3. Hoàng 54% 1.
4. Khanh 70% 4.
5. Binh 99% 7.
6. Sang 88% 10.
7. Phuc 80% 8.
8. Đức 66% 6.
9. An 46% 5.
10. Nghia 84% 11.
11. Nhan 75% 12.
12. Tuấn 54% 9.
13. Khoa 72% 13.
14. Khang 76% 14.
15. Dũng 100% 19.
16. Manh 75% 15.
17. Quoc 73% 16.
18. Thuan 79% 17.
19. Tùng 100% 30.
20. Hiep 81% 25.
21. Luan 54% 18.
22. Quy 76% 28.
23. Hùng 54% 20.
24. Sơn 55% 21.
25. Thành 52% 23.

Surnames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Nguyen 95% 1.
2. Nguyễn 100% 2.
3. Tran 94% 3.
4. Le 95% 4.
5. Pham 95% 5.
6. Lam 92% 6.
7. Trần 100% 8.
8. Phan 95% 7.
9. 100% 9.
10. Bui 95% 10.
11. Phạm 86% 11.
12. Truong 92% 13.
13. Mai 73% 12.
14. 100% 15.
15. 89% 16.
16. Hoàng 46% 14.
17. Ha 81% 18.
18. Ho 64% 17.
19. Hương 85% 19.
20. Cao 88% 20.
21. Đỗ 89% 22.
22. Doan 92% 23.
23. Bùi 89% 24.
24. Ngọc 69% 21.
25. Hằng 86% 26.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

CountrySimilarity
Australia 7%
Canada 4%
Guyana 3%
Singapore 3%
New Zealand 3%

*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).