Gender Inference API

Gender Inference API

The Gender Inference API delivers precise gender predictions based on names, bolstering marketing, research, and user engagement, all while prioritizing flexibility and data security.

About the API:  

In today's data-driven landscape, understanding individual demographic attributes is critical for a variety of applications, such as targeted marketing, demographic analysis and sociological research. Names, as cultural and gender identifiers, play an important role in this context. The Gender Inference API is a valuable resource that provides information about the likely gender associated with a given name.

This specialized API excels at accurately identifying genders typically associated with names. It leverages comprehensive databases and advanced algorithms to provide valuable information on whether a name is typically associated with a male or female gender.

Known for its accuracy and reliability, the Gender Inference API incorporates historical data, social trends and linguistic analysis to provide accurate gender predictions based on the name provided. This capability is invaluable in improving the effectiveness of targeted marketing campaigns, ensuring that messages resonate with the intended audience.

A notable feature of this API is its adaptability, allowing users to customize their application, whether for individual names or large data sets. This flexibility opens the door to a wide range of applications, from personalized marketing initiatives to in-depth demographic analysis.

Designed for seamless integration, the API offers a well-documented parameter and endpoint, simplifying its inclusion in applications, websites and data analytics workflows.

In short, the Gender Inference API is a robust tool for extracting information from first names, facilitating informed decision making and optimizing applications. Whether the goal is personalized marketing, in-depth demographic research or improving user experience, the Gender Inference API is an indispensable asset.


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

This API will help you detect the gender of different people's names.


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. Segmented Marketing: Enhance marketing strategies by customizing ads and promotions for specific genders, boosting campaign effectiveness.

  2. Demographic Insights: Obtain valuable data on gender distribution within population demographics to support research and policy development.

  3. Personalized Social Networking: Elevate user engagement on social platforms through personalized content and connections based on user gender.

  4. E-commerce Product Recommendations: Enhance the online shopping experience by suggesting products aligned with the user's likely gender.

  5. Academic Research: Conduct research in fields like linguistics and sociology by exploring naming trends and gender associations.

Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides the number of API calls available for the plan, there are no other limitations.

API Documentation


To use this endpoint you must specify a name in the parameter.


Gender - Endpoint Features
Object Description
Test Endpoint




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 Inference 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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The Gender Inference API is a service that predicts the likely gender associated with a given first name.

The user must specify a person's name to use this API.

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