Predict Gender by Name API

Predict Gender by Name API

The Predict Gender by Name API uses advanced algorithms to estimate an individual's likely gender based on their name.

API description

About the API:  

The Predict Gender by Name API represents an innovative leap in using data-driven information to discern a person's likely gender based on first name alone. In a world characterized by diverse identities and evolving gender perspectives, this API offers a tool that can provide valuable demographic information for a variety of applications.

Drawing from a large dataset spanning names from a multitude of cultures and regions, the API employs advanced machine learning algorithms to predict the gender associated with a given name. By analyzing patterns, historical data and linguistic correlations, the API extrapolates statistically significant trends that have emerged over time.

One of the strengths of this API is its adaptability to different industries. Marketing strategists can integrate this tool into their campaigns to personalize content according to expected gender preferences. This can lead to greater engagement and resonant messages that resonate more effectively with the target audience.

However, it is crucial to note that the predictions made by the API are probabilistic and not deterministic. The API recognizes the fluidity of gender identity and the limitations of assigning gender based on names alone.

In addition, the API respects data privacy and ethical considerations. It operates under strict privacy protocols, ensuring that information about predicted gender is used responsibly and without compromising the anonymity of users.

In conclusion, the Predict Gender by Name API encapsulates the intersection between data analytics, machine learning and social understanding. Its ability to predict gender based on names has potential in a wide range of applications, such as marketing, human resources, customer service, and user experiences in the digital realm. By responsibly leveraging historical patterns, this API contributes to a more informed, personalized and considered approach to interactions and decision making.


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. Marketing segmentation: Tailor ads and promotions to gender-specific preferences, maximizing engagement.

  2. E-commerce personalization: Customize product recommendations based on intended gender, enhancing the user experience.

  3. Diversity initiatives: Analyze gender distribution in job applications to ensure fair and inclusive hiring practices.

  4. Customer service: Target customers based on their likely gender for more personalized and empathetic interactions.

  5. Content selection: Tailor news channels and content platforms to users' gender preferences.


Are there any limitations to your plans?


  • Basic Plan: 500 API Calls.

  • Pro Plan: 1,500 API Calls. 1,000 requests per second.

  • Pro Plus Plan: 4,500 API Calls. 1,000 requests per second.

  • Premium Plan: 13,000 API Calls. 1,000 requests per second.

API Documentation


To use this API all you have to do is indicate in the parameter a name to determine the gender.


Predict gender - Endpoint Features
Object Description
name [Required]
Test Endpoint



Predict gender - 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 Predict Gender by Name 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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It is an API that allows users to determine the gender of a name.

To use this API, users must enter a name to determine the gender.

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