Global Name Verification recognizes 650,000+ ethnically-diverse first and last names to ensure precise gender determination and verify valid individuals or companies in a field. Once names are corrected, gender is identified. Global name also offers a dictionary containing thousands of company names.
Multiplatform, multifaceted support for the following platforms: Java®, Visual C#®, Windows®, PHP, Oracle®, Linux®, Solaris®, HP UX®.
Compatible with multiple protocols including JSON, SOAP, XML, and REST
Integrations and Plugins
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Global Name Verification takes full names and breaks them out into five components: Prefix; First Name; Middle Name; Surname; and Suffix. Then a gender code is applied. Multiple name formats will be parsed into a single standard format.
Dual Names: Mr. and Mrs. John and Mary Smith Mr. John Smith, Mrs. Mary Smith.
Inverse Names: Smith Jr., Mr. John James Mr. John James Smith, Jr.
Mixed Names: Mr. John J. and Smith, Jr. Mr. John J. Smith, Jr.
Adds a gender code to each parsed name as F, M, or N. "James" returns "M" for male, "Cheryl" returns "F" for female, and "Chris" or "Terry" which may be male or female-returns "N" for neutral.
Detects a company name in the name field based on table words and acronyms in company names, and returns them in UPPER or lower case to standardize them.
Flags vulgar words, fake names, and associated company words to help you screen out possible hoaxes and pranks such as Bugs Bunny as a first and last name.
Once you’ve parsed your names, identi¬fied gender, and removed non-name or bogus records, Global Name Cloud Service can create the desired custom salutations based on the format you want to use, including Formal, Informal, Default Slug, etc. Adding personalized salutations to your direct marketing efforts can boost response rates.
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"Melissa easily integrates into both our system and our vendor's systems. They offer a variety of cleansing solutions. Setting up our contract has been easy. We are cleansing our data so that we do not mail invalid records. We've saved hundreds of thousands of dollars a year and decreased cost per acquisition."
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"The API was easy for my developers to integrate into the applications we use. The documentation was excellent and the customer support equivalent. Data integrity is also another key component and makes verifying addresses simple and accurate."
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