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



Swagger-UI: The New and Improved Way to Use Our REST API

We are happy to announce that we have added a new feature to our REST API: Swagger-UI, which allows...


Software Version 10.2.0 Deployed

A software update has been installed on our servers which can handle more personal names and detect...


New Year, More Names

We are delighted to share that we have just released an enhanced version of the DB with thousands...


2023 Around the World

2023 has been a busy year at our office for the data research team, as they have focused on 3 major...


Software Version 10.1.1 Deployed

The latest software update includes refinements in the points allocation for the Risk Detector,...



The ping command simply pings the server and, on success, gets a "pong" back.
See also the Swagger specification.
Ping can be used either manually or by code to check for service availability and response time.
The command passes through all interceptors (authentication, load balancing etc.) to a target server that actually executes nameapi requests. All standard behavior applies including request prioritization and request limits per contract. The only difference is that the minimal response time used on free accounts is not applied.
We have integrated Swagger directly into our API.



The api-key also known as user-id. Authentication and accounting is performed on the server for this key.
Example: "32d21gc5071d7463ef6064c07ea98cb2-user1"