First impressions are important; start with getting your customer’s name right. With DOTS Name Validation 2, our web service parses names from anywhere in the world into individual data fields, fixes the order of names, and returns the gender associated with the first name.
Name Validation performs extensive tests against our proprietary database of millions of national and international names for highly accurate results and can also detect business names, allowing you to sort and separate business contacts from personal ones. Our service flags possible fraudulent names by providing individual scores for vulgarity, celebrity, bogus, garbage and dictionary, as well as an overall Name Score, so you can review the integrity of the data before it is entered into your marketing and sales platforms. The service will also return first and last name origins and related names.
|Name In||Mike Wilson|
|First Name Found||True|
|Is Common First Name||True|
|First Name Origin||Hebrew|
|First Name Similar||Mike, Myke, Mik, Maike, Meike, Mieke|
|Last Name Found||True|
|Is Common Last Name||True|
|Last Name Origin||Celtic|
|Last Name Similar||Wilson, Willson, Walson, Woolson, Welson, Wilsen, Wolson, Wulsin, Wilsson, Wiilson, Walsen, Welsen, Wilsin, Wilzen, Wylson, Wilhsson, Willsone, Wilsan|
|First Name Alt|
|Middle Name Alt|
|Last Name Alt|
|First Name Alt Found||False|
|Last Name Alt Found||False|
|Related Names||Michael, Micheal, Miguel, Mike|
|Is Corrected Name||False|
|Is Business Name||False|
|First Name Dictionary Score||0|
|Middle Name Dictionary Score||0|
|Last Name Dictionary Score||1|
|Overall Name Score||5|
|Is Name Good||True|
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