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.


Email Domain Type Classifier

DetectsClassifies the domain name of an email address as FREEMAIL, ORGANIZATION etc.
    uses a FREEMAIL domain. uses an ORGANIZATION domain.
Note that there is not always a clear line between domain types. Especially FREEMAIL and ISP are blurry; freemail providers often offer extended paid packages, while internet service providers sometimes often a basic free email account.    
(no example in the browser as of now)



A syntactically valid email address.
An invalid input exception is thrown if the address does not look like an email address.




Trash domains such as

Freemail providers such as

Internet service providers such as

Businesses, universities etc. such as

Non-commercial private domains from individuals.

Reserved domain names serving as examples in documentation, such as

Unclassified as of now.