Burkina Faso is a multi-cultural and diverse country with a rich history. In this article, we would like to explorer how personal names can be interpreted to reflect regional, ethnic appartenance within the country. Then we would like to illustrate how the use of a personal name can affect a black-box Artificial Intelligence – such as OpenAI’s DALL-E. This is a first article in our series of blog posts with tag #thisnamedpersondoesnotexist.
In the early 19th century, the Americo-Liberian settlers encountered ethnically, linguistically diverse tribal populations. Even today, names reflect the diversity of populations in Liberia. Some names appear very similar to names of Afrlcan-Americans. Some other names reflect indigenous cultures.
We used NamSor ML to discover three groups of names, among male names and female names in Tatarstan. For each group, we show the most frequent given names and family names.
If you are unfamiliar with North-Macedonian language and culture, you might think that МАРЈАН is a female name, right? Well it’s not. It’s most likely a male name.
Can personal names be used to conduct gender studies, or other social research in West Africa ? Personal names convey
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Top 20 baby names of Ivory Coast (Côte d’Ivoire). We’re working hard to make NamSor the best API to process African names, both for Gender studies as well as Diaspora studies.