This API is DEFUNCT. Please refer to the Melissa Cloud services. Melissa Data creates data quality and address management solutions for websites and businesses. Their services standardize, verify, and enhance global contact data, including addresses, phone numbers and email addresses.
The Melissa Data Name Object API allows customer applications to parse names into distinct components, and indicate gender. The API is also capable of screening names for possible vulgar words, fake names, and company names, as well as create salutations based on parsed information.