The Name Genderizer determines the gender of personal names.
A name by itself doesn't always identify the gender of its owner. Geographic and language information helps improve the results. Also census and birth statistics are taken into account.
|Name||Gender||Andrea||masculine in Italian, feminine in German||Jamie||masculine in Scottish, more feminine in English||Sasha||Male only pet form of Aleksandr in Russian, mostly male in Europe, more female in the USA.|
In different cultures, various parts of a name can specify gender.
This software is available as a web service.