RESTNames - A REST Resource for First Names and Gender
This REST webservice is based on a list from Jörg Michael, containing more than 40,000 forenames, its gender and the approximate frequency of each name in all European countries and in a lot of other countries like China, India, U.S.A. and Japan.
The following URLs are starting points for various kind of searches
A list of all countries in the dictionary:
First Name and Gender
Gender of a given name and a list of countries where persons with this name can be found. The list of countries is sortet by frequency starting with the country where the name is the most popular:
name: Forename to look up
First Names in a Country
To look up the Christian names with at least a medium frequency in a country (e.g. Germany):
country: Country to look up
Explore the names and gender web service using RESTGate
File "nam_dict.txt" from www.heise.de/ct, soft-link 0717182
(c) 2007 by Thomas Bayer.