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



Software Version 10.0.2 Deployed

Bug-fix version that reverts an unintentional change in the RiskDetector service.


New Java Client Library 5.4.2

The Java™ client library provides access to the NameAPI Web Services from Java compatible...


Somali Names Imported

Somalia, also known as the "Nation of Poets", is located at the easternmost edge of the African...


Software Version 10.0.1 Deployed

Bug-fix version that reverts an unintentional change in the NameParser service.


Software Version 10.0.0 Deployed

We have recently updated the NameAPI software to run with Java 17. This update includes improved...

Blog Namepedia - All about names, without gloves

Are you curious about the meaning and origins of names? Do you want to find the perfect name for your baby? Look no further than our name blog! Our blog is dedicated to exploring the fascinating world of names, from the traditional to the modern, the unique to the popular.

We delve into the histories and meanings behind names from all over the world, uncovering their cultural significance and linguistic roots. We also offer helpful tips and advice for choosing the perfect name, whether it's for a newborn or even a nickname for yourself!

Our blog features in-depth articles on topics such as naming customs, names inspired by colors and the history of names in different cultures. We also like to explore topics related to the psychology behind naming traditions.

Whether you're a name enthusiast, a parent-to-be, or just looking for some inspiration, our name blog has something for everyone. Join us on an exciting adventure as we explore the intriguing world of names, and reveal the unique and wonderful diversity of names!

Facebook NameAPI

Join us on a journey through the social universe of names! Our adventure will take you to discover multicultural naming practices, both popular and hidden, with the help of our native collaborators from all over the world. From neighboring countries like Bulgaria and Hungary to faraway lands like Sri Lanka and African countries, we're excited to share our findings with you!

In addition to exploring different naming practices, our Facebook page also provides practical resources for the naming industry. NameAPI offers services related to personal names such as Name Matcher, Name Parser, Name Genderizer, Name Formatter and Risk Detector. Stay tuned for our posts on these topics and make sure to follow us for more updates!

Instagram NameAPI

Visit our NameAPI Instagram page! Indulge in a refreshing break and browse through our Instagram page to uncover our well-researched and entertaining posts on our latest blog articles and an extensive database of names. Prepare to be immersed in a whole new world of diverse cultures and beautiful faces from around the globe that will ignite your passion for names!

Our Instagram page is a celebration of diversity, as we showcase naming practices and traditions from different cultures and communities. From ancient naming customs to modern naming trends, we delve into the rich history and cultural significance of names from around the globe.

Through our beautiful visuals and engaging content, we aim to inspire and educate our followers about the world of names. We are here to introduce you to the enchanting and captivating world of naming practices and traditions that warmly welcomes all.

Follow us on Instagram for your daily dose of name inspiration, and join us in celebrating the beauty and diversity of names from cultures all over the world!