World Name Census

Name list with gender and popularity

Name Census offers the most complete name list with 859.257 validated first names from 104 countries including the gender and popularity and is available for download.

Name Census based upon governmental & social media data

Our name list is created by using baby name lists obtained from governments and cross-referencing it with millions of names from publicly available social media profiles.

To create the list of names we manually reached out to governments, statistical agencies and collected lists from official open data initiatives. We used 9.252.364 social media profiles that where publicly available to cross-reference and count each name per country. On the about page we have a detailed explanation of our methodology.

Name list

Complete name list with 859.257 validated first names from 104 countries in CSV format.

Name gender

Each of the 859.257 first names is validated and categorized as male, female or unisex.

Name popularity

Popularity based on how often a name appeared in a set of 9.252.364 social media profiles from 104 countries.

Download CSV immediately after payment

Our name list with 859.257 authenticated gender tagged names is available for purchase and immediate download.

After secure payment using your MasterCard, VISA or American Express credit card, we will send an email with a link where you can download the name list as a CSV file.

The data is structured in a very simple way. Each row contains a name and has a few additional columns like gender and popularity. Our the about page we have a section with a detailed description of csv file.

We took the top 100 names names from each of the 104 countries and compiled the Name Census top 100. Download Name Census top 100 to get an idea of our database or explore it on Kaggle .

458.620
Male names
400.637
Female names
103.539
Unisex names