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Behind the Name API

Behind the Name is a database of first names with etymological, geographic, and historical data. The Behind the Name API provides free developer access three GET calls. Users can access a name’s gender and usage, generate a random name, or receive name synonyms. Responses are XML formatted.

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Behind the Name: Highlights

Summary
First name etymology and history database
Category
Tools
Tags
Protocols
HTTP
Data Formats
XML
API home
http://www.behindthename.com/api/ 

Behind the Name: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
 
Service Endpoint
http://www.behindthename.com/api/

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
 
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
 
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
www.behindthename.com/  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
1 per second, 1000 per hour, 5000 per day, 200000 per year 
Terms of Service
 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
No 
Read-only Without Login
 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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