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Find out the origin of a name

Namsor helps you find thorough information about the origin of a name by establishing a name's country of origin, the ethnicity, the diaspora and the U.S. race classification. We also provide a corridor evalutation technology, to check background information about international interactions.

Origin
A person's origin or origins, refers to the country from which comes the person, its parents or its ancestors.
Diaspora
A diaspora refers to a population who lives outside the area in which they had lived for a long time or in which their ancestors lived. The origins of this group of people differs from their country of residence.
Ethnicity
An ethnicity or ethnic group is a group of people who identify with each other on the basis of shared attributes that distinguish them from other groups such as a common set of traditions, ancestry, language, history, culture, origins, religion or social treatment.

Determine a country of residence, a diaspora or an origin using name

We can help you establish reliable geographic and ethnic studies based on names. For any given name our name analysis AI can determine the most likely origin, country of residence or dispora.

A group of people of different origin in front of the planet earth

Determine a country of origin based on a first name and a last name

Feature tag: Origin

Our tool can analyze the first name and the last name of a person to identify their country of origin.
Note that the diaspora tool may be better suited for multicultural countries, such as the U.S.A or Canada.

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A family in front of a map of the earth with houses and a location point

Establish a country of residence based on a last name or a full name

Feature tag: Country

Provide either a last name or a full name to determine that person's country of residence.

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A group of people from various diaspora in front of the earth

Identify a diaspora based on a name

Feature tag: Diaspora

We offer a name analysis feature dedicated to the correlation between diaspora and names in a multicultural countries such as the U.S.A., Canada, Australia or New-Zealand. We process a person's first name, last name and country of residence to determine the diaspora they belong to.

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ISO 3166-1 alpha-2, ex: United States = US

Determine the U.S. race and ethnicity classification of a name

Namsor’s parsing tool is able to infer the origin of a name among the United State's race and ethnicity classification. According to the U.S. Bureau of Census this classification includes the following categories: American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African-American, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander and White or European American.

A group of people representing the different US race classification in front of the earth

Indentify the U.S. race or ethnicity classification based on a first name and a last name

Feature tag: US Race and Ethnicity

Provide our name analysis system with a first name and a last name for it to asses the corresponding United State's race and ethnicity classification.

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A group of people representing the different US breed classification in front of the earth with a geo code next to them

Establish the U.S. race or ethnicity classification based on a first name, a last name and a zip code

Feature tag: US Race and Ethnicity ZIP

We can asses the U.S. race or ethnicity with better precision when the first name and the last name is correlated with the five numerical digits of a zip code.

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Postal code used by the United States Postal Service

Evaluate a cross border interaction between two names

A cross border interaction, or corridor, is any interaction between two people located in different countries. This enables you to establish backgroung information when dealing with communications or financial transactions. Our tool will yield a extensive analysis of both individuals, this includes gender, country of origin and ethnicity.

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Analyse a corridors between two people using their first name, last name and country of residence

Feature tag: Corridor

Provide each of the two person's first name, last name, and country code of their country of residence. The cross border analysis tool will then return a comprehensive report of the interaction.

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ISO 3166-1 alpha-2, ex: United States = US

First person

First person

ISO 3166-1 alpha-2, ex: United States = US

Second person

Second person