NameAPI is a web API
to handle people's names
in your software.



Version 5 release candidate is online

This is the time to test your installations.


Faster server failure detection

When one server is on strike, it is removed from the pool instantly.


Faster trash email domain detection

New domains are caught as soon as they appear.


Version 5 preview is online

Test the new REST API, give early feedback.


Announcing Version 5

The next major version will bring a brand new REST API.


NameAPI is standing on the shoulders of giants.

At Optimaize we use proven and well established open source software, and contribute to it.

NameAPI Server

The NameAPI Server software is written in Java. 

Key data:

  • Spring Framework: Dependency Management (IoC Container) and AOP.
  • Databases: Titan Graph, SQLite
  • Caching: ehcache
  • Webserver: Grizzly (of Glassfish)
  • Maven: Dependency Management and Build

Other components:

 Our published libraries