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Scientific & academic research
Name availability

From supporting scientific and academic research to improving the experience of your customers; let our analysis tools simplify your work.

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Namsor has developed a name checking technology, able to create comprehensive analysis through multiple processing. Our software can classify names by gender, country of origin, ethnicity and even by diaspora. Using a full name and it can distinguish the first name from the last name, infer if it's a personal name or a brand name as well as identify the most likely phone prefix for that name. Our software also supports many alphabets* and is able to translate Japanese names in Kanji and Chinese names in Pinyin both ways.

Explore the different uses of Namsor’s analysis tools

Easily integrate using our extensive API documentation, analyze CSV and Excel files or download the Namsor app.

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CSV and Excel Tool

Upload a document in our CSV and Excel file parser.

Choose a classification type and download your comprehensive name analysis by gender, country of origin, ethnicity, diaspora and much more.

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We maintain a fully documented API, to help you throughout your integration process.
Take control of Namsor's name checking features efficiently.

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Software Development Kit

Discover all the possibilities offered by Namsor's services: download our app and integrate our tools into your app effortlessly.
Choose the SDK you need for your projects in Java, Python, GoLang or Javascript.

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Discover the many features of our name checking tool

Translate names, infer gender, origin, diaspora, format a phone number, split a full name and much more.

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Accurate estimation of a name’s origin, ethnicity or diaspora

Namsor can check a full name or a first and a last name and determine the country of origin using a large variety of alphabets*. Go further by identifying the ethnicity of a name and its diaspora to help people connect around the world.

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Detect the gender of the name

Gender determination can provide very useful insight.
Our name checker analyzes names and determines if they are more likely to be male or female. Gain deeper knowledge of your prospects, audience or customers by analysing the gender distribution of names in your database.
This tool is available for names in several aphabets such as Latin, Standard Mandarin Chinese and Japanese Kanji.

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Name type analysis technology

The team behind NamSor is driven by technological innovation.
Try out our latest tool, a Name Type Recognition AI, that you can use to process proper nouns and differentiate personal names from public names (companies, brands, etc.).

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Name translation & matching between English, Chinese and Japanese

Looking to grow business in Asia ?
Try out our name translation & matching service. This tool enables you to match Standard Chinese Mandarin and Japanese Kanji names to their English translation.
It can also translate from and to Latin characters.

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Full name splitting & phone number formating and analysis

NamSor’s software offers an advanced name splitting technology. Based on a full name, we are able to determine the first name and last name structure.
Our name analysis software is able to process a name and phone number in order to deduce the country's phone prefix and country code.

With Namsor, use personal names to determine new data points

Our mission is to help institutions and researchers make sense of Big Data, understand international capital flows, connect ideas and people.

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Detail oriented

NamSor software currently supports several taxonomies for general use.
We also design specific taxonomies calibrated at a more fine-grained level (regional dialects, ethnicity, casts or clanic systems) for the use of academic researchers and the specific needs of international organizations (migration studies, international aid, diaspora marketing and fundraising: see our tailored services).

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Global coverage

We constantly improve the precision, working with linguists, anthropologist and historians.
NamSor covers all languages, alphabets, countries, regions. Our offer accepts many alphabets: Cyrillic, Georgian, Latin, Arabic, Devanagari, Bengali, Greek, Armenian, Thai, Hebrew, Kannada, Gujarati, Tamil, Hangul, Telugu, Gurmukhi, Oriya, Han (Chinese traditional and simplified characters, Kanji), Hiragana, Myanmar, Katakana and Malayalam.

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We value diversity

NamSor unlocks the value of diversity. We support public and private Diaspora marketing and engagement programs, for human development and economic growth. We support @GenderGapGrade with our gender diversity analytics.
Combined with bio-cultural diversity metrics, NamSor helps reduce organizations ethical and reputational risks. We can help measure gender, racial or ethnic biases in any funnel-based or selective process that uses machine learning or AI (such as: recruitment, credit allocation, KYC or anti-fraud).