Parse names into structured information

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 service turns unstructured names into actionable information.

Parse names

Our API service splits any name into components like: first name, middle names and last name.

Gender by name

Our database holds 1.597.154 official first names and their gender received from governments.

Generate fictional names

Generate fictional names for your development databases for any given country code.

Name validation

Use our database holds millions of first names and last names. Check if a name exists, is not made up or misspelled.

Nationality prediction

Based upon the first name and last name our service can predict the country of origin of any given name.

Extract names

Extract the complete names from any given unstructured text with an extremely high accuracy.


1.597.154
First names
5.012.607
Last names
104
Countries

Easily integrate our API into your platform

Our blazing fast RESTful API returns JSON objects that easily integrate into any new or existing project. Check out our API documentation and code examples for PHP, Python, Javascript and C#.

Names are a very common field in most online forms, databases and processes. Use our API to simplify contact forms, validate names or generate fictional names. To use our API you need to create an account. After you login to your dashboard you will find your API key and some examples to get you started.

Looking for a complete name list instead of an API? On the website Name Census we offer 859.257 validated first names from 104 countries including the gender and popularity for download as a CSV file.