Posts Tagged ‘name api’

What’s Really In A Name? Ask the Name Stats API.

A name by itself contains very little information; it’s just a string of letters. So what do you do when you need to know more about a name? At FullContact, we’re solving the world’s contact management problem, an in doing so we’ve created a number of tools to deal with names, like the Name Similarity,…

Name Similarity API Released

You’ve probably noticed a theme in the APIs we’ve been releasing recently; they all deal with processing people’s names. Today, we’re announcing the release of the Name Similarity API, which answers the question “How similar are these two names?”. What is the Name Similarity API? The Name Similarity API compares two names, given as the…

Extract Structured Name Data with the Name Deducer API

What is the Name Deducer API? The Name Deducer method takes a username or email address provided as a string and attempts to deduce a structured name. How does it work? Just like our Name Parser API, the Name Deducer method uses US population data to determine which parts of a username or email adress…

FullContact Name Normalization API Released

As programmers, we often have to deal with messy, unstructured user input. If you’ve ever worked with name data, you know that names are entered in all kinds of formats, and can be very difficult to work with. How are you supposed to pull all of these formats into one structured collection of data that…