Parse names into useful components

Your name contains a lot of information. It tells if you're male or female and reveals your nationality. Our name parsing software parses complete names into the first name, surname, gender and nationality.


68ms
Response time
26.620
API calls in the past 24 hours
99.98%*
Uptime
* Based upon the availability for the past month monitored by Pingdom.

Integrate our API into your existing platform

All our solutions are available as Web App and API. Check out our API documentation and Github code examples for PHP, Python, Javascript and C#.

What is name parsing?

Name parsing is splitting a complete name into the first name and surname. Additionally, features can be returned like the gender and possible nationality of the name.

How can I validate a name?

A name can be validated by parsing the complete name and let the name parser service check if a name exists, is not made up or misspelled.

How can you tell if a name is male or female?

Name parser uses a name list with 1.507.690 authenticated gender tagged names collected from governments and statistical agencies to determine if a name is male or female.

Can I download the complete name database?

On Name Census you can download our complete name database with 1.507.690 first names and 3.251.185 surnames from 139 countries including the gender and popularity in CSV, JSON and SQL format.