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NamSor Gender API, the online free service to predict the gender of a personal name, now supports Chinese names.
The need for such a service is not immediately obvious, since most Internet companies in China have access to PRC’s National identification number database, with an odd/even number indicating respectively Male/Female with 100% accuracy.
To predict the likely gender of a Chinese name, the API was originally using Wudi’s Gender Guesser data file with rewritten code. It has now been refactored to benefit from NamSor socio-linguistics algorithm.
Other resources :
- Chinese Names App
- Name Gender Guesser, on Laowai Chinese 老外中文
- Forum about Chinese Name Gender
- Chinese Name Gender Guesser
- Multi-lingual Gender Guesser
NamSor™ Applied Onomastics is a European vendor of Name Recognition Software (NamSor sorts names). NamSor mission is to help understand international flows of money, ideas and people.
Reach us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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