Top Gender APIs

APIs to detect or guess the gender based on name or facial recognition.

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Gender API

About Gender APIs

Countries and companies often research to know how best to allocate resources or optimize conversions in business. This research may include a census or filling in personal details in a form. Gender APIs provide gender information. It determines the identity of a person and also the gender of any email address. Due to how sensitive data is, any gender API must adhere to the general data protection regulation.

How gender APIs work

Most Gender APIs are encoded using JSON and are accessible through smartphones and tablets. The user inputs data, usually in options where one can either query one name or multiple names. One can also add other subjects in the query to get more accurate data. Such may include localization, localization by IP or by locale, country of origin, and email address.

The response comes in sections that where are explained, that is, the field and description. For instance, the response of names describes the name presentation, which is mostly in lower case.

The gender response comes as male, female, unisex, or unknown. On the samples, the gender API will display how many records in the database match your search. Accuracy reveals how reliable the database is, and one can only be sure if the value is 100. The field also provides information about the duration. This field tells how much time the server needs to obtain the request.


Business owners and websites - In the business and marketing world, information is a powerful asset. Knowledge can give you an upper hand over your competitors and scale your business to great heights in a short period. Businesses and website owners use the API as a tool to enrich their database. The gender checker, in this case, allows the websites and companies to know what products to sell and what strategies to use to optimize their sites.

Developers - The gender checker requires one to invest a lot of time in gathering data. It is almost impossible to manually acquire sufficient data to create an API that gives gender information. Developers utilize the information provided by the APIs to create comprehensive gender checkers that have more elaborate features and can benefit the end-user


  • It is accurate.
  • The API can integrate with multiple systems and languages.
  • In most cases, the APIs have a detailed database that accommodates diversity.
  • There is privacy as the APIs must comply with general data protection regulation.

With the Gender API, one can expect consistent updates due to the diversity, ethnicity, and multiracial groups existing in the world. Some of the free APIs under this category include Gender guesser and Find Gender.

Best Gender APIs

  1. Face Detect and Facial Features
  2. Gender Guesser
  3. Face Detection
  4. Gender API
  5. Skybiometry Face Detection and Recognition
  6. Faceplusplus Face Detection

Gender API SDKs

All Gender APIs are supported and made available in multiple developer programming languages and SDKs including:

  1. Node.js
  2. PHP
  3. Python
  4. Ruby
  5. Objective-C
  6. Java (Android)
  7. C# (.NET)
  8. cURL

Just select your preference from any API endpoints page.

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