Info API

About

uinames.com is a simple tool to generate names for use in designs and mockups. Made by Thom.

Elsewhere

Numerous websites and blogs have published about the project including Codrops, Speckyboy, Smashing Magazine, Sidebar, Webdesigner Depot, CSS Author, Product Hunt, LayerVault, Oozled and The Next Web.

Contribute

You can contribute to the project through Github. Feedback can be tweeted to @thomweerd directly.

Other

Check out uifaces.com as well!

Overview

All responses are returned as JSON, and there is no request limit. Please keep the amount of calls to a minimum though, and cache responses whenever possible.

Usage

Basic usage:

http://api.uinames.com
---
{
  "name":"John",
  "surname":"Doe",
  "gender":"male",
  "country":"United States"
}

Optional Parameters

The amount of names to return:

http://api.uinames.com/?amount=25

The gender of names to return (male or female):

http://api.uinames.com/?gender=female

Country specific results:

http://api.uinames.com/?country=germany
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Countries

1.173.923

Available Names

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