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In order to use our REST APIs, you need a key. There are no charges for the key. It is FREE and is required only to limit server usage.

Requesting API key –

Write to Hello@NamesETC.org. for requesting the key. Then substitute it with <Your-API-Key> in below samples.

Examples –

Calling the APIs (small option) –

REQUEST – 
http://www.NamesETC.org/api/lisa?apikey=<Your-API-Key>&size=small

RESPONSE JSON — 
– Same as using with no size option.
– Returns name and gender.

{
    "name": "Lisa",
    "gender": "Female"
}

Calling the APIs (medium option) –

REQUEST – 
http://www.NamesETC.org/api/lisa?apikey=<Your-API-Key>&size=medium

RESPONSE JSON — 
– Returns name, gender & meaning.

{
    "name": "Lisa",
    "gender": "Female",
    "meaning": "Diminutive of Elisabeth or Elizabeth, from Elisheba, meaning either oath of God, or God is satisfaction. Also a diminutive of Bethia (daughter or worshipper of God), and of Bethany, a New Testament village near Jerusalem."
}

Calling the APIs (large option) –

REQUEST – 
http://www.NamesETC.org/api/lisa?apikey=<Your-API-Key>&size=large

RESPONSE JSON — 
– Returns everything.

{
    "name": "Lisa",
    "meaning": "Diminutive of Elisabeth or Elizabeth, from Elisheba, meaning either oath of God, or God is satisfaction. Also a diminutive of Bethia (daughter or worshipper of God), and of Bethany, a New Testament village near Jerusalem.",
    "gender": "Female",
    "origin": "Hebrew",
    "comments": "In Geek also means the lilly flower."
}

 

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