Please note:

This API endpoint is still experimental. Which means:

  • it may not deliver the expected quality of results in some regions yet
  • the syntax may change in the future
  • most clients do not support this endpoint yet

Get Country Of Origin

Get a first name's country of origin:

Required Credits: 2
First Name
GET https://gender-api.com/get-country-of-origin?name=Markus&key=<your private server key>
Field Type Description
name String Name to query
key String Your private server key
    "name": "markus",
    "country_of_origin": [
            "countryName": "Finland",
            "country": "FI",
            "probability": 0.74,
            "continentalRegion": "Europe",
            "statisticalRegion": "Northern Europe"
            "countryName": "Sweden",
            "country": "SE",
            "probability": 0.22,
            "continentalRegion": "Europe",
            "statisticalRegion": "Northern Europe"
            "countryName": "Other",
            "country": "--",
            "probability": 0.04
    "name_sanitized": "Markus",
    "gender": "male",
    "samples": 150,
    "accuracy": 99,
    "country_of_origin_map_url": "https://gender-api.com/en/map/37/3da90b0fe64e5102"
    "credits_used": 2,
    "duration": "165ms"
Field Type Description
name String Submitted name in lower case
name_sanitized String The name after we applied our normalizer to it
gender String Possible values: male, female, unknown
samples Integer Number of records found in our database which match your request
accuracy Integer This value determines the reliability of our database. A value of 100 means that the results on your gender request are 100% accurate
country_of_origin Array Top 25 countries of origin. See "Complete List Of Possible Countries" for a list of supported countries
country_of_origin_map_url String A link to a map that displays the result in a rendered form. The map can be accessed for 10 minutes. For example you can embed this map in your product by using an iframe.
duration String Time the server needed to process the request
credits_used Integer The amount of credits used for this query
Screenshot Interactive Map
Complete List Of Possible Countries
Country Code Country Name Statistical Region Continental Region
CN China Eastern Asia Asia
IN India Southern Asia Asia
US United States Northern America Americas
ID Indonesia South-eastern Asia Asia
BR Brazil South America Americas
PK Pakistan Southern Asia Asia
NG Nigeria Western Africa Africa
BD Bangladesh Southern Asia Asia
RU Russia Eastern Europe Europe
MX Mexico Central America Americas
JP Japan Eastern Asia Asia
ET Ethiopia Eastern Africa Africa
PH Philippines South-eastern Asia Asia
EG Egypt Northern Africa Africa
VN Vietnam South-eastern Asia Asia
DE Germany Western Europe Europe
CD Democratic Republic of the Congo Middle Africa Africa
IR Iran Southern Asia Asia
TR Turkey Western Asia Asia
TH Thailand South-eastern Asia Asia
GB United Kingdom Northern Europe Europe
FR France Western Europe Europe
IT Italy Southern Europe Europe
TZ Tanzania Eastern Africa Africa
ZA South Africa Southern Africa Africa
MM Myanmar South-eastern Asia Asia
KR South Korea Eastern Asia Asia
CO Colombia South America Americas
KE Kenya Eastern Africa Africa
ES Spain Southern Europe Europe
AR Argentina South America Americas
UA Ukraine Eastern Europe Europe
UG Uganda Eastern Africa Africa
DZ Algeria Northern Africa Africa
SD Sudan Northern Africa Africa
IQ Iraq Western Asia Asia
PL Poland Eastern Europe Europe
CA Canada Northern America Americas
MA Morocco Northern Africa Africa
AF Afghanistan Southern Asia Asia
SA Saudi Arabia Western Asia Asia
PE Peru South America Americas
VE Venezuela South America Americas
UZ Uzbekistan Central Asia Asia
MY Malaysia South-eastern Asia Asia
AO Angola Middle Africa Africa
MZ Mozambique Eastern Africa Africa
NP Nepal Southern Asia Asia
GH Ghana Western Africa Africa
YE Yemen Western Asia Asia
MG Madagascar Eastern Africa Africa
KP North Korea Eastern Asia Asia
AU Australia AustraliaandNew Zealand Oceania
CI Ivory Coast Western Africa Africa
CM Cameroon Middle Africa Africa
TW Taiwan Eastern Asia Asia
NE Niger Western Africa Africa
LK Sri Lanka Southern Asia Asia
RO Romania Eastern Europe Europe
BF Burkina Faso Western Africa Africa
MW Malawi Eastern Africa Africa
ML Mali Western Africa Africa
SY Syria Western Asia Asia
KZ Kazakhstan Central Asia Asia
CL Chile South America Americas
ZM Zambia Eastern Africa Africa
NL Netherlands Western Europe Europe
GT Guatemala Central America Americas
EC Ecuador South America Americas
ZW Zimbabwe Eastern Africa Africa
KH Cambodia South-eastern Asia Asia
SN Senegal Western Africa Africa
TD Chad Middle Africa Africa
SO Somalia Eastern Africa Africa
GN Guinea Western Africa Africa
SD Sudan Northern Africa Africa
RW Rwanda Eastern Africa Africa
TN Tunisia Northern Africa Africa
CU Cuba Caribbean Americas
BE Belgium Western Europe Europe
BJ Benin Western Africa Africa
GR Greece Southern Europe Europe
BO Bolivia South America Americas
HT Haiti Caribbean Americas
BI Burundi Eastern Africa Africa
DO Dominican Republic Caribbean Americas
CZ Czech Republic Eastern Europe Europe
PT Portugal Southern Europe Europe
SE Sweden Northern Europe Europe
AZ Azerbaijan Western Asia Asia
HU Hungary Eastern Europe Europe
JO Jordan Western Asia Asia
BY Belarus Eastern Europe Europe
AE United Arab Emirates Western Asia Asia
HN Honduras Central America Americas
TJ Tajikistan Central Asia Asia
RS Serbia Southern Europe Europe
AT Austria Western Europe Europe
CH Switzerland Western Europe Europe
IL Israel Western Asia Asia
PG Papua New Guinea Melanesia Oceania
TG Togo Western Africa Africa
SL Sierra Leone Western Africa Africa
HK Hong Kong Eastern Asia Asia
BG Bulgaria Eastern Europe Europe
LA Laos South-eastern Asia Asia
PY Paraguay South America Americas
SV El Salvador Central America Americas
LY Libya Northern Africa Africa
NI Nicaragua Central America Americas
LB Lebanon Western Asia Asia
KG Kyrgyzstan Central Asia Asia
TM Turkmenistan Central Asia Asia
DK Denmark Northern Europe Europe
SG Singapore South-eastern Asia Asia
FI Finland Northern Europe Europe
SK Slovakia Eastern Europe Europe
NO Norway Northern Europe Europe
CG Congo Middle Africa Africa
ER Eritrea Eastern Africa Africa
PS Palestine Western Asia Asia
CR Costa Rica Central America Americas
IE Ireland Northern Europe Europe
LR Liberia Western Africa Africa
NZ New Zealand AustraliaandNew Zealand Oceania
CF Central African Republic Middle Africa Africa
OM Oman Western Asia Asia
MR Mauritania Western Africa Africa
HR Croatia Southern Europe Europe
KW Kuwait Western Asia Asia
PA Panama Central America Americas
MD Moldova Eastern Europe Europe
GE Georgia Western Asia Asia
PR Puerto Rico Caribbean Americas
BA Bosnia and Herzegovina Southern Europe Europe
UY Uruguay South America Americas
MN Mongolia Eastern Asia Asia
AM Armenia Western Asia Asia
AL Albania Southern Europe Europe
JM Jamaica Caribbean Americas
LT Lithuania Northern Europe Europe
QA Qatar Western Asia Asia
NA Namibia Southern Africa Africa
BW Botswana Southern Africa Africa
LS Lesotho Southern Africa Africa
GM The Gambia Western Africa Africa
MK Republic of Macedonia Southern Europe Europe
SI Slovenia Southern Europe Europe
GA Gabon Middle Africa Africa
LV Latvia Northern Europe Europe
GW Guinea-Bissau Western Africa Africa
BH Bahrain Western Asia Asia
TT Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean Americas
SZ Swaziland Southern Africa Africa
EE Estonia Northern Europe Europe
TL East Timor South-eastern Asia Asia
GQ Equatorial Guinea Middle Africa Africa
MU Mauritius Eastern Africa Africa
CY Cyprus Western Asia Asia
DJ Djibouti Eastern Africa Africa
FJ Fiji Melanesia Oceania
RE Réunion Eastern Africa Africa
KM Comoros Eastern Africa Africa
BT Bhutan Southern Asia Asia
GY Guyana South America Americas
ME Montenegro Southern Europe Europe
MO Macau Eastern Asia Asia
SB Solomon Islands Melanesia Oceania
LU Luxembourg Western Europe Europe
SR Suriname South America Americas
EH Western Sahara Northern Africa Africa
CV Cape Verde Western Africa Africa
GP Guadeloupe Caribbean Americas
MV Maldives Southern Asia Asia
MT Malta Southern Europe Europe
BN Brunei South-eastern Asia Asia
BS Bahamas Caribbean Americas
MQ Martinique Caribbean Americas
BZ Belize Central America Americas
IS Iceland Northern Europe Europe
BB Barbados Caribbean Americas
PF French Polynesia Polynesia Oceania
GF French Guiana South America Americas
NC New Caledonia Melanesia Oceania
VU Vanuatu Melanesia Oceania
YT Mayotte Eastern Africa Africa
ST Sao Tome and Principe Middle Africa Africa
WS Samoa Polynesia Oceania
LC Saint Lucia Caribbean Americas
JE Guernsey and Jersey Northern Europe Europe
GU Guam Micronesia Oceania
CW Curaçao Caribbean Americas
KI Kiribati Micronesia Oceania
VC Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Caribbean Americas
TO Tonga Polynesia Oceania
GD Grenada Caribbean Americas
FM Federated States of Micronesia Micronesia Oceania
AW Aruba Caribbean Americas
VI United States Virgin Islands Caribbean Americas
AG Antigua and Barbuda Caribbean Americas
SC Seychelles Eastern Africa Africa
IM Isle of Man Northern Europe Europe
AD Andorra Southern Europe Europe
DM Dominica Caribbean Americas
KY Cayman Islands Caribbean Americas
BM Bermuda Northern America Americas
GL Greenland Northern America Americas
AS American Samoa Polynesia Oceania
KN Saint Kitts and Nevis Caribbean Americas
MP Northern Mariana Islands Micronesia Oceania
MH Marshall Islands Micronesia Oceania
FO Faroe Islands Northern Europe Europe
SX Sint Maarten Caribbean Americas
MC Monaco Western Europe Europe
LI Liechtenstein Western Europe Europe
TC Turks and Caicos Islands Caribbean Americas
GI Gibraltar Southern Europe Europe
SM San Marino Southern Europe Europe
VG British Virgin Islands Caribbean Americas
BQ Caribbean Netherlands Caribbean Americas
PW Palau Micronesia Oceania
CK Cook Islands Polynesia Oceania
AI Anguilla Caribbean Americas
WF Wallis and Futuna Polynesia Oceania
NR Nauru Micronesia Oceania
TV Tuvalu Polynesia Oceania
PM Saint Pierre and Miquelon Northern America Americas
MS Montserrat Caribbean Americas
SH Saint Helena Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Western Africa Africa
FK Falkland Islands South America Americas
NU Niue Polynesia Oceania
TK Tokelau Polynesia Oceania
VA Vatican City Southern Europe Europe
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