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Simple library for matching first names with possible variations

Project description

Help with matching names to nick-names and vice-versa. Based on data by


$ pip install PyNameMatcher


from pynamematcher import PyNameMatcher

matcher = PyNameMatcher(data_file=path_to_datafile)
possible_names = matcher.match('Bob')


__init__() Options

data_file:Path to a CSV formatted data file of names. Defaults to an internal data file.
use_metaphone:Match names using the metaphone library to catch misspellings.

match() Options

name:First argument. The name to match
use_metaphone:used internally when self.use_metaphone is True
remove_match:Remove the input name (default True). Used internally to keep names when searching metaphone symbols.


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Licensed under Apache License 2.0. Copyright 2019 Constituent Voice LLC.

See LICENSE for complete terms.

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