Names distinctive to Réunion

The list of names unique to Réunion*

Female forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank

Male forenames

NameUniqueness Prevalence rank


NameUniqueness Prevalence rank
1. Hoarau 22% 1.
2. Techer 31% 2.
3. Ravate 27% 3.
4. Dijoux 22% 4.

Distinctive names in
the related** countries

New Zealand 20%
Australia 18%
Belgium 18%
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the) 16%
United States of America (the) 16%
Luxembourg 15%

*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).