Gender Guesser
Presentation of Gender Guesser developer tools

Developer tools

Download and use one of our Software Development Kit and Command Line Tool to enjoy some of Gender Guesser's most popular endpoints. Use them to analyze personal names and discover their gender. Our SDK and CLI are powered by Namsor for cultural origin, ethnicity and diaspora determination.

Use our name checking technology in your project

Our wide variety of software development kit and command line tools enable you to enjoy Gender guesser's most popular features in your projects. Easily integrate name analysis in your application's data flow.

Java SDK

Enpoints to process personal names to guess the gender in all alphabets or languages.


  1. Java 1.7+
  2. Maven/Gradle


To install the API client library to your local Maven repository, simply execute:

mvn clean install

To deploy it to a remote Maven repository instead, configure the settings of the repository and execute:

mvn clean deploy

Maven users

Add this dependency to your project's POM:


Gradle users

Add this dependency to your project's build file:

compile "com.namsor:namsor-sdk2:2.0.16"


At first generate the JAR by executing:

mvn clean package

Then manually install the following JARs:

  • target/namsor-sdk2-2.0.16.jar
  • target/lib/*.jar

Getting Started

Please follow the installation instruction and execute the following Java code:

import com.namsor.sdk2.invoke.*;
import com.namsor.sdk2.invoke.auth.*;
import com.namsor.sdk2.model.*;
import com.namsor.sdk2.api.AdminApi;

import java.util.*;

public class AdminApiExample {

    public static void main(String[] args) {
        ApiClient defaultClient = Configuration.getDefaultApiClient();
        // Configure API key authorization: api_key
        ApiKeyAuth api_key = (ApiKeyAuth) defaultClient.getAuthentication("api_key");
        api_key.setApiKey("YOUR API KEY");
        // Uncomment the following line to set a prefix for the API key, e.g. "Token" (defaults to null)

        AdminApi apiInstance = new AdminApi();
        String source = "source_example"; // String | 
        Boolean anonymized = true; // Boolean | 
        String token = "token_example"; // String | 
        try {
            apiInstance.anonymize(source, anonymized, token);
        } catch (ApiException e) {
            System.err.println("Exception when calling AdminApi#anonymize");

Documentation For Authorization

  • Type: API key
  • API key parameter name: X-API-KEY
  • Location: HTTP header


It's recommended to create an instance of ApiClient per thread in a multithreaded environment to avoid any potential issues.

Documentation for API Endpoints

All URIs are relative to

API documentation

Java SDK on GithHub

The Gender Guesser Java software development kit is powered by Namsor's gender, ethnicity and origin name classification.

Namsor Java SDK on GithHub
Exemple of Gender Guesser's features

Gender guesser's features

We can help you determine the gender of a first of full name. Our many enriched features will adapt to your needs.
You could, for example, associate a name with a country of residence in order to increase the precision of the guessed gender. In addition to processing names in more than 22 alphabets, you will have tools suitable for determining the gender of Chinese and Japanese names.

Gender Guesser: Gender of a name
Namsor origin features

Namsor's features

Namsor has developed a name checking technology, able to create comprehensive analysis through multiple processing.
Namsor 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. Namsor software also supports many alphabets* and is able to translate Japanese names in Kanji and Chinese names in Pinyin both ways.

Namsor: Origin of a name