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Month-by-month baby name data

I'm looking for a database cataloging the number of babies born with the name "Isis" by month, along with the corresponding database for number of female births per month. Ideally, this data ...
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Database of given first names by country frequency and year

I have been able to source datasets of: (i) given first names and their gender (ii) given first names by country e.g. https://github.com/MatthiasWinkelmann/firstname-database But not given first names ...
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Is there a large database of unique surnames and their (origin) language?

Let me explain the phrases I use in my request: large: I'm looking for multiple languages (especially european languages if this constrain helps) and at least 2K surnames per language. But the more ...
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Recent dump of names from facebook.com/directory?

For years all names of all Facebook users were listed at https://www.facebook.com/directory. Even without the links to the profiles themselves, it was a very useful dataset of diverse names and ...
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Is there a dictionary containing Arabic first and names and their English equivalent?

I have an Arabic and English spreadsheets containing people's information including first and last names. I have no identifier I can use other than those names, no unique ID or anything. At the most ...
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Data for Common Alternative Spellings for Names

I need a way to translate shortened/alternative spellings back to their original name. Example: Tom -> Thomas, Ben -> Benjamin Are there any datasets that you know of that could help with this?
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Surname - Cast/Ethnicity Mapping for Nepali Names

I'm trying to link family names to ethnicity / casts in the Nepali context. Is anyone aware of a publicly accessible data set that would allow or simplify such a mapping? Example of what the outcome ...
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Is there a downloadable database of full names? [duplicate]

For my data augmentation algorithm I need a list of full names, that being first, middle and last names. I would prefer if the database also had a frequency value for every full name as I need it for ...
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Human name country wise corpus

Where I can get the human name corpus country-wise, so that I can use it for training my neural network for detecting the human names out of the string. Does anyone have idea of this?
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Data on Surname Origins and the United States

I'm doing some fun analyses in my free time at home. Has anyone seen a dataset that lists out surnames/family names and their place of origin? I haven't even found one that gets to a country-level ...
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Corpus of Iranian surnames

I'm looking for a dataset of names and surnames. Preferably I would like to have Persian (Iranian) names, either in Latin script or Farsi. It doesn't matter if it is a dataset or a web site/web page ...
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Data source for names demography analysis?

I'm looking for datasets allowing one to map names (given names, family names) to geographical location. So far, the best source I've found are Wiki/DBpedia with ~ 1 million records, and Web Of ...
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Nicknames database

I'm interested in being able to identify a name like "Nick" as a short form of a name like "Nicholas" in a data set. Is there any kind of open or somewhat standardized mapping of names and nicknames ...
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Data on percentage of name in the UK and US

Where could I find datasets of the percentage of name in the UK and US? I am looking at both first name and surname. And is it even possible to find such dataset?
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Database or list of romanized Chinese names and last names?

Is there any easily accessible datasource where I can find a complete list of romanized Chinese given names and family names? I tried using Searching for list(s) of babynames containing huge (10k+) ...
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People names by country [duplicate]

I'm building an application where I will need to sort a persons nationality according to his/her name, is there any such dataset for this somewhere? It would be great to have something like: Name ...
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Data on ethnicity of African names

Is there any data that lists the first/last name along with the dominant ethnicity associated with the name? I'm mostly interested in Africa.
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List of surnames of popular people in English

My question is similar to this one. The difference is that I do not care about the ordinary people. All I need is a list of famous: scientists/inventors artists/musicians/authors politicians actors/...
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Popularity of given names through the ages

Wikipedia has articles about given names (example: John). In each of these articles, I would like to add a histogram showing how popular the name has been through the ages. For each year, it could be ...
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Open data of 1 million or more names, for fuzzy matching experiments

I am doing some experiments on fuzzy matching and need a set of 1M or more names. They can be anything, basically: people, plants, addresses, concepts, as long as they look real, i.e. not synthetic ...
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Searching for list(s) of babynames containing huge (10k+) amounts of unique names

I am looking for datasets or huge lists of human forenames. There's plenty of websites that curate lists of names. But none of these seems to offer functionality to export either raw data/lists of ...
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Is there a way to extract names and other public information from Facebook?

I want a data set with the names of all Facebook users from a particular region. Is there a simple way to automatically extract this information?
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How can I figure out how many U.S. phonebooks contain a particular name?

I have several names (first + last in combination) that are fairly common in the US, but I want to know how widely geographically dispersed they are. So, for example, I can search at http://names....
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Dataset for Named Entity Recognition on Informal Text

I'm currently searching for labeled datasets to use to train a model to extract named entities from informal text (think something similar to tweets). Because capitalization and grammar are often ...
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Indian caste dataset

I'm looking for a dataset containing: list of Indian last names list of Indian castes for each last name, the probability to belongs to each caste.
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Dataset of personal names

I'm looking for a dataset of personal names containing for each name as many following labels as possible: first name(s) middle name if any last name(s) nationality country of residence country of ...
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Famous people dataset

I would like to use a lot of famous people data in a project. Is there a dataset with famous people? Like artists, musicians, politicians, etc.
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Database of names of Japanese and non-Japanese people

I'd like to be able to determine if a person's name is likely to be a Japanese name, or likely to be a non-Japanese name. Unless someone's compiled an exhaustive list of Japanese, and non-Japanese ...
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A database for dog, cat and other pet names?

When it comes to tracking the popularity and distribution of human names over time, Wolfram Alpha seems to be the place to go. But where to find this info for pets? In 2008, the LA Times put ...
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Database of fictional characters?

Is there a database of fictional characters from novels, films, dramas etc., grouped by genre? The most important entries for me are the name, nationality (real or fictional), title of the novel/film/...
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Multinational list of popular first names and surnames?

Is there a database containing the list of the most popular first names and surnames (with occurrence count, or at least sorted by popularity) for many nations/countries? I need such data for the ...