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

News

28.04.2016

Version 5 release candidate is online

This is the time to test your installations.


14.03.2016

Faster server failure detection

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


17.02.2016

Faster trash email domain detection

New domains are caught as soon as they appear.


09.02.2016

Version 5 preview is online

Test the new REST API, give early feedback.


10.11.2015

Announcing Version 5

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


   

Famous Person Detector

       
Tells if and how famous a person's name is.
            
The classification is done with a global view, not specific to the context's place.
                    
(todo: add link)

   

Input

       
See person.
       
See context.
       
(todo: add example)

   

Output

null if the name does not belong to a famous person.        
0-100 where 100 is the max.
       
An optional human readable message saying why that person is famous.
Example: "Swiss tennis player."
       
(todo: add example)