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A maximum-strength name parser for record linkage.

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nominally: a maximum-strength name parser for record linkage

License: AGPL 3.0+ Package hosted on PyPI Code Climate maintainability Builds at CircleCI Read the Docs (latest) Latest commit

🖥️ Examples

Run a quick name at the command line:

$ nominally "Jimmy Blankinsop"
       raw: Jimmy Blankinsop
   cleaned: jimmy blankinsop
    parsed: blankinsop, jimmy
      list: ['', 'jimmy', '', 'blankinsop', '', '']
     first: jimmy
      last: blankinsop

Pull out the major parts...

$ python -q
>>> from nominally import parse_name
>>> parse_name("Blankinsop, Jr., Mr. James 'Jimmy'")
  'title': 'mr',
  'first': 'james',
  'middle': '',
  'last': 'blankinsop',
  'suffix': 'jr',
  'nickname': 'jimmy'

Or separate into individual parts; complete string; lists; dicts...

$ python -q
>>> from nominally import Name
>>> n
Name({'title': 'dr', 'first': 'peaches', 'middle': '', 'last': 'bartkowicz', 'suffix': '', 'nickname': ''})
>>> str(n)
'dr peaches bartkowicz'
>>> dict(n)
  'title': 'dr',
  'first': 'peaches',
  'middle': '',
  'last': 'bartkowicz',
  'suffix': '',
  'nickname': ''
>>> list(n.values())
['dr', 'peaches', '', 'bartkowicz', '', '']
>>> n.first
>>> n.last
>>> n.raw
  'cleaned': 'dr peaches bartkowicz',
  'parsed': 'bartkowicz, dr peaches',
  'list': ['dr', 'peaches', '', 'bartkowicz', '', ''],
  'title': 'dr',
  'first': 'peaches',
  'middle': '',
  'last': 'bartkowicz',
  'suffix': '',
  'nickname': ''

🔬 Elaborate Examples

For fully worked examples, see:

🧙‍ Author

Matt VanEseltine

🎓 Beginnings

Nominally started as a fork of the python-nameparser package, and has benefitted considerably from this origin⸺especially the testing foundation.

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