Gender Estimation API

Gender Estimation API

The Gender Estimation API predicts gender from names, facilitating personalized marketing, user experiences, demographic analysis, and content customization.

About the API:  

The Gender Estimation API is a powerful and adaptable tool created to analyze and predict gender from names. This API integrates seamlessly into applications, allowing users and businesses to enrich their offerings with gender information derived from names. Whether for marketing strategies, personalizing user interactions or demographic studies, the Gender Estimation API is a reliable source of gender-related information.

This API leverages extensive datasets and advanced algorithms to predict gender from names. It leverages a large and diverse repository of names from various cultures, regions and languages, ensuring accurate results for a wide range of names. By using this API, you can gain valuable insights into the gender distribution within your user base or target audience, making it easier to tailor content and offers to specific demographics.

One of the main advantages of the Gender Estimation API is its speed and scalability. It deftly processes a substantial volume of name queries quickly, making it suitable for applications with heavy traffic or batch processing requirements. Whether you are parsing an individual name or thousands of them in a matter of seconds, this API provides gender predictions efficiently and without undue delay.

In addition, the API is versatile in its utility. Integrating it into your existing software applications, websites or databases is effortless with a simple API call. Support spans multiple programming languages, such as Python, Java and JavaScript, streamlining the integration process. The API also has robust error handling mechanisms and comprehensive documentation, ensuring a smooth implementation experience.

Accuracy is paramount in gender prediction, and the Gender From Name API excels in this regard. Its algorithms have been meticulously refined through extensive testing and validation with a broad spectrum of names. This makes it a reliable tool for gender-related analyses. Although no prediction method can achieve 100% accuracy, due to the complexities of gender identity, this API provides a solid foundation for making informed decisions based on name data.

In conclusion, the Gender Estimation API is a versatile and invaluable asset for companies and developers wishing to leverage name-based gender predictions in their applications and services. With its speed, accuracy, scalability and optional features, it offers a complete solution for accessing name-derived gender information. Whether it's personalizing the user experience, conducting market research or improving data analysis, this API provides a reliable and efficient way to integrate gender prediction capabilities into your software and decision-making processes.

What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

It will receive parameters and provide you with a JSON.


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Email marketing campaigns: Verify the email addresses of your subscriber list to reduce bounce rates and improve campaign deliverability.

  2. User registration: Ensure valid email addresses during user registration to avoid fake or misspelled emails in your database.

  3. Contact form validation: Validate email addresses on contact forms to collect accurate contact information from Web site visitors.

  4. Account verification: Use email validation to confirm the legitimacy of user accounts during the registration process.

  5. E-commerce transactions: Verify customer email addresses before processing online orders to ensure successful order confirmations and communications.

Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides the number of API calls, there is no other limitation.

API Documentation


To use this endpoint you must indicate a name and a country (optional) in the parameter.


Gender detection - Endpoint Features
Object Description
query [Required]
country [Optional]
Test Endpoint



Gender detection - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request GET '' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Gender Estimation API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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To use this API the user must indicate a name.

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