Questions tagged [names]

For human or animal names, or plants. But **not** for stores, cities, etc.

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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...