This service uses Freebase to determine the gender of names, and offers a
JSON API: http://genderednames.freebaseapps.com/
zoia in #code4lib has a gender plugin based on it.
On 13-01-28 4:02 PM, "Eric Lease Morgan" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Does anybody here now of an API allowing me to feed it a personal name
>(like Tom, Dick, or Harry), and have it return the possible/probable
>gender of the name?